Sunday, March 11, 2012

Amanuensis Monday - Charles Taylor and Elizabeth Potts Marriage Bond

An Amanuensis is a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. Amanuensis Monday is a daily blogging theme which encourages the family historian to transcribe family letters, journals, audiotapes, and other historical artifacts.
Marriage Bond of my maternal 4th great grandparents

State of North Carolina
      Know all men by these presents that we
Chas Tailer                                           all of
the County of Rutherford & State Aforesaid Are
held & firmly Bound to the Governor & his successors
in Office in the sum of five Hundred pound, to
which payment, well & Truly to be made & done
We Bind Ourselves Our Heirs Executors or Administration
Jointly & Severally firmly by these presents Sealed
With Our Seal & Dated the 4th Day of May 1788.

      The Condition of the above obligation
is such that whereas the above Bound in Hath
this day Obtained Marriage License to be 
between him & Elizabeth Potts of Said County
Now if their Shall not appear Hereafter Any lawful
Reasons to Obstruct Said Marriage then this Obligation
to be Void Otherways to Remain In full force &
Witness Present                       Charles Taylor

No comments:

Post a Comment