Thomas – Cummins 1792 Marriage Bond and Consent

Know all men by these presents that we, Isaac Thomas and George Ewing, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment whereof 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 7th day of November 1792.  The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Isaac Thomas and Sarah Cummins, 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.

Isaac Thomas, George Ewing

Witness, Peggy H. Reed

Sir,

Grant Isaac Thomas a license to marry my daughter, Sarah Cummins, from Sir, Yours, Peter Cummins, November 5, 1792

To. Mr. John Reed

Charles Ewing

Washington County, Kentucky