Know all men by these presents that we, Clement Buckman and Luke Mudd, are held and firmly bound unto his excellency, James Garrard, Esq., Governor of Kentucky, and his successors, in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money, the payment 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 19th day of November 1801.
The condition of the above obligation is such that if there should be no legal cause to obstruct a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Clement Buckman and Martha Mudd, daughter to Luke Mudd, he having given his consent, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force.
Clement Buckman, Luke Mudd
Washington County, Kentucky