Know all men by these presents that we, Alexander McKee and James McKee, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said governor and his successors. We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 10th day of April 1799. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Alexander McKee and Margaret Hughes for which a license has issued. Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force. Alexander McKee James McKee
Witness Moses Reed.
I hereby certify that I have no objections for you to issue a license for a marriage intended between Alexander McKee and my daughter Margaret Hughes, given under my hand and seal this 10th day of April 1799. Robert Hughes
Teste. William Reed, James McKee
from Washington County, Kentucky