STATE OF NORTH
KNOW all Men by these presents, That we Henry R Dusenbery — and Alexander Beard in the state aforesaid, are held and firmly bound unto the Governor of the State of North Carolina for the time being, in the just and full sum of Five Hundred Pounds, current money of this State to be paid to the said Governor, or his successors or assigns: To the which payment well and to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our Heirs, Executors and Administrators. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 1st day of October Anno Domini 1819
The Condition of the above obligation is such, That whereas the above bounden Henry R. Dusenbery hath made application for a License for a Marriage to be celebrated between him and Lydia Davis — of the county aforesaid: Now in case it shall not appear hereafter, that there is any lawful cause to obstruct the said Marriage, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Sealed and Delivered in
the presence of us. Henry R Dusenbery