1786 Smith – Mosby Marriage – Bourbon County

Know all men by these presents, that we, Charles Smith Jr., and Daniel Mosby, of Bourbon County, are held and firmly bound unto Edmund Randolph, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and his successors, in the penal sum of fifty pounds current money, to the which payment well and truly to be made to the said Randolph and his successors.  We bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 26th day of December 1786.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas I, John Edwards, Clerk of the County Court of Bourbon, have this day issued a license for the marriage of the above bound Charles Smith, Jr., and Elizabeth Mosby of said county.  Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage and no damage accrue by means of said license being issued, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force, power and virtue.

Charles Smith, Jr., Daniel Mosby

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