Know all men by these presents that we, Thomas Boone and George Marquis, are held and firmly bound unto James Garrard, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the just and full sum of fifty pounds, to which payment well and truly to be made to the said governor or his successors. We bind ourselves, our heirs and auditors, firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 16th day of November 1794.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be had solemnized between the above bound Thomas Boone and Susannah Marquis, both of Madison County. If there be no lawful cause to obstruct the same then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full form, force and virtue.
Thomas Boone, George Marquis