Unnamed Bondsmen 2

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In The Town, when Sheriff Hampton slaps Montgomery Ward, Montgomery Ward threatens to sue the Sheriff's "bondsmen"; as readers learned during the controversy over the missing brass from the power plant, public officials in Yoknapatawpha were 'bonded,' or required to have insurance against complaints of malfeasance in office (172).

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