Know all men by these presents, that we William Peatt and John Miller are held and firmly bound unto James Barbour Esquire, Governor of Vurginia, and his successors, for the use of the commonwealth, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 17 day of November 1814.   The condition of the above obligation as such that whereas marriage is shortly intended to be solemnised between the above bound Willam Peatt and Mary Smith daughter of Martin Smith (unreadable) of Augusta County, if therefore, there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct this said marriage, hten the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed, Sealed and delivered in the presence of:  William Peatt, Erasmus (unreadable), John Miller

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