KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we, William Philips and William Clemons, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the sum of 50 pounds, to the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 12th day of April 1842.
The condition of the above obligation is such, That whereas a Marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound William Philips and Margaret Clemons of this County; Now, shall it always hereafter appear, that there if is no just cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
William Philips, William Clemons
Test, Duff Green, Clerk of Boyle County Pro Tem
I certify that the consent of William Clemons, father of Margaret Clemons, to the within mentioned marriage was expressed in a certificate from him, which was proven by the oath of William Clemons, Jr., a subscribing witness thereto, April 12th 1842.
Duff Green, Clerk of Boyle County Pro Tem