Benjamin Elder, Administrator of Robert Elder Deceased. State Of Tennessee
Gibson County.

                                                       submitted by Michael Scrape




We Benjamin Elder, J.W. Elder and H.L. Elder are here to and firmly bound unto
the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of One Thousand Dollars, for which
payment will and truly to be made. We bind ourselves our heirs, executors and
administrators jointly and ___ally firmly by these present, sealed with our
seals and dated this 3rd day of January 1853.



The condition of the above obligation is such that of the above bounded
Benjamin Elder special administration of the goods and chattels rights and
credits of Robert Elder Deceased do make or cause to be made a true and
perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels rights and
credits of the said deceased which have on shall come to hands possession or
knowledge of him the said Benjamin Elder, or into hands and possession of any
other person or persons for him and the same as made do exhibit or cause to be
exhibited to the next ____ court where orders for administration ______ and
the same goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased in the time of his
death on which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of him
the said Benjamin Elder or into the hands or possession of any other person
or persons for him, do will and truly administrate according to ___ and
further do make or cause to be made a true and just account of his said
administration with in two years after the date of these present and all the
rest and ______ of said goods and chattels and credits which shall be found
remaining upon the said administrators account the same being first examined
and allowed by the said County Court shall deliver and pay unto such person or
persons respectively as the same shall 

Deed unto pursuant to law and if it shall appear that any last will and
testament by the deceased and the executor or executors there in named do
exhibit the same court making request to have it allowed and approved
accordingly of the said Benjamin Elder above bound being there unto required
do render and deliver the said letter of administration approved of such
testament being first had and made the said court when this obligation to be
void of none affect otherwise to remain in full force and ____erd .

Given under our hands and seals this 3rd day of January 1853. 

Witnessed
Benjamin Elder

J.A. McDearman clerk John W. Elder

H.L. Elder

Recorded in Gibson County, TN

Will Book E Pages 33 and 34