Know all men by these presents that we, John Glover and James Johnston, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, James Garrard, Esquire, Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money of Kentucky, which payment well and truly to be made to the said Governor or his successors. We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 11th day of July 1799.
The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound John Glover and Sary Young, for which a license has issued. Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.
John Glover, James Johnston
Teste. Sam H. Woodson, County Clerk
Teste. Abner Young, Ambrose Young
Jessamine County, Kentucky