|Marriage bond for Daniel Mitchell, Jr., and Sarah "Sally" Wood; courtesy|
of the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library
Know all men by these presents that we, Daniel Mitchell and James H. Mitchell and John Wood are held and firmly bound unto Wilson C. Nicholas, Esq., governor chief-magistrate of the Commonwealth Virginia in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars current money of Virginia in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars current money of Virginia to which payment well and truly to be made to the said governor or his successors. We bind ourselves and each of us and each of our heirs, executors, etc., jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this 1st day of June 1816.
The condition of the above obligation is such that is hereso -- There is a marriage shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound Daniel Mitchell and Sally Wood.
Now if there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void else remain in full force and virtue.
Daniel Mitchell (his mark and seal)
James H. Mitchell (his mark and seal)
John Wood (seal)
|Sarah "Sally" Wood warranting she is over 21 years of age; courtesy of the|
Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library
Mr. James Steptoe
Sir, you have my consent to issue license for the intermarriage of myself and Daniel Mitchell and this shall be your sufficient warrant for the same. Giving under my hand this 1st day of June 1816.