STATE OF NORTH
Know all men by these presents, That we
Benjamin D Rounsaville and Charles
are held and firmly bound unto Wm Millar Governor, or his successors in office, in the full sum of five hundred pounds, current money, to be paid to the said Governor, his successors or assigns, for which payment, well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 27th day of March — Anno Domini, 1817
THE CONDITION of the above obligatiou is such, That whereas the above bounden Benj[n] D Rousaville hath made application for a licence for a marriage between him and Mary King — of the county aforesaid.—Now, in case it shall not appear hereafter that there is any lawful cause or impediment to obstruct said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of