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Re: Temperance Bratcher Evans
Posted by: Richard W. Bratcher Date: August 09, 2001 at 09:38:13
In Reply to: Temperance Bratcher Evans by Sue McLaughlin of 906

The following is among the marriage bonds in the Bedford County Court House, Bedford Virginia

Know all Men by these presents that we Mark Evans & John Bratcher are held firmly bound unto James Monroe Esquire Governor or Chief Magistrate of the State of Virginia in the Sum of one hundred & fifty Dollars to which payment will & truly be made to the said James Monroe jor to his sucefsors we bind ourselves & each of us & each of our heirs Exors. & admnrs Jointly & Severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals & dated this 24th day of February 1800
The Condition of the above obligation is such that Whereas there is a Marriage Shortly intended to be had & Solemnized between the above bound Mark Evans & Tempy Bratcher now if there shall be no lawfull cause to obstruct the said Marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force & Virtue.

Signed & ackd
in presence of } Mark Evans (LS)
John Bratcher (LS)

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