Daniel & Elizabeth Stevens Potts Marriage Bond
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Duplin County, NC - Marriages - Daniel Potts to Elizabeth Stevens, 1794

State of North Carolina

Know all men by these presents that with Daniel Potts and Loammi Stevens both of Duplin County are held and firmly Bound into his Excellency Richard Dobbs Spaight Esq. Governor & of the said State in the Just and full Sum of five hundred pounds Current Money to be paid to the said Governor or his Successors in office to which payment will & truly be made we bind ourselves, our Heirs, Executors and Adminis'rs Jointly and Severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and Dated this Third day of April Anno Dom. 1794

The Condition of the above obligation is Such that whereas the said Daniel Potts above bound hath the day of the Date hereof applied for and obtained a License for a Mariage intended to be Celebrated between him and Elizabeth Stevens of the said County of Duplin, Singlewoman, Now if therefore it shall not happen at any time here after that there is a Just Cause or lawful Impediment to obstruct the said Mariage, then the above obligation shall be Void, otherwise to stand in full force & Virtue

Daniel Potts {Seal}
Loammi Stevens {Seal}

Signed, Sealed & Delivered
in the presence of
Wm Dickson C.C.