August 3, 2014
Marriage Bond for Cyrus Davis Jr. and Salley Byers, Sept. 11, 1813
Cyrus Davis and Salley Byers
Sept. 11, 1813
State of North Carolina
Know all Men by these Presents, That we Cyrus Davis & Edward Chappel are held and firmly bound unto Wm. Hawkins Governour, or his successors in office, in the full sum of five hundred pounds, current Money; to be paid to the said Governour, his Successors or Assigns, for which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our Heirs, Executors, and Aministrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our Seals and dated this 11th day of September Anno Domini 1813.
The Condition of the above obligation is such, that where as the above bounden Cyrus Davis, Jr. hath made application for a License for a Marriage to be celebrated between him and Salley Byers of the County aforesaid : Now in case it shall not appear hereafter that there is any lawful Cause or Impediment to obstruct the said Marriage, then the obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of
Cyrus Davis (his mark), Seal
Edward Chappel, Seal