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Sheriffs' Bonds, 1762-1812

 Sub-Series — Box: Sheriffs' Bonds 1762-1812, C#01235
Identifier: C#01235

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Certain state government positions and occupations required the posting of bonds with the General Treasurer. This series contains records documenting the posting of bonds by public officials, including auctioneers, the General Treasurer, sheriffs and clerks of the courts. Masters of vessels have also been required to post a bond with the government and, after the Revolution, with the General Treasurer specifically. Surety bonds for the faithful performance of the duties of a state officer. Includes: name of office holder, name of office, amount of bond, names of surety for the bond, and length of time the bond is in effect.


  • 1762-1812

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.


.04 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


  • Bonds Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA