Benjamin Edwards and Elizabeth Bragdon 1788 Marriage Bond

Know all men by these presents that we, Benjamin Edwards and John Edwards, are held and firmly bound unto Edmond Randolph, Esq., in the sum of 50 pounds to the which payment well and truly to be made unto the Governor or his successors.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 27th day of May 1788.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage intended to be had and solemnized between Benjamin Edwards and Elizabeth Bragdon, both of Madison.  If, therefore, there is no lawful cause to obstruct the same, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Benjamin Edwards, John Edwards

Madison County, Kentucky


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