Know all men by these presents that we, Aaron Stout and Philemon Waters, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to said Governor. We bind ourselves, our heirs, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 4th October 1792.
The condition of this obligation is such that if there be no lawful cause to obstruct a marriage shortly intended between the above bound Aaron Stout and Jenny Waters then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Aaron Stout, Philemon Waters
Witness, John Reed, Jr.