WARREN COUNTY MISSISSIPPI
Transcribed Sept 20, 2008 By
Sandra Davis firstname.lastname@example.org
Know all men these presents, That we John H. Mills and George A. W. Alpine Warren County and State of Mississippi, are held and firmly bound unto Henry S. Foote governor of the State of Mississippi, (for the time being,) and his successors in office, in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars, current money of the United State: For which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
The condition on the above obligation is such, That whereas, a Marriage is intended to be celebrated between the above bound John H. Mills and Mary Cuddy
Now, if there be no lawful cause too obstruct said marriage, or any reason why the same should not take place, then this Bond to be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed in presence of /s/ John H. Mills
/s/ G. A.W. Alpine
THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, Warren County,
And to Judge, Justice of Minister, Lawfully Authorized: You are hereby licensed to celebrate the rites of Matrimony between John H. Mills and Mary Cuddy for doing which this shall be your warrant. Given under my hand and seal of office at Vicksburg the 23rd day of November 1852. seal ______________ clerk probate court