Marriage Records

1783 Robison – Thompson Marriage Bond and Consent – Lincoln County

Know all men by these presents that we, John Robison and James Johnson, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, Benjamin Harrison, Esq., Governor of Virginia, in the sum of fifty pounds current money, to the payment  whereof to be made to the said Governor 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 20th day of December 1783.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound John Robison and Ann Thompson, for which a license has issued.  Now, if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then this obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force.

John Robison, James Johnson

Sealed and delivered in presence of Willis Green

Sir, please let the recipient have license for to marry John Robison and Ann Thompson and I will stand betwixt you and all danger (?).  John Thompson.

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