Know all men by these presents that we John Arthur and Gra[n]berry Griffith are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia in the just and full sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to which the true payment whereof, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors & administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 26 day of March 184
The condition of the above obligations is such that whereas the above bound John Arthur hath this day attained from the Clerk of the County Court of Franklin, a license for his intermarriage with Mary M. Griffith of said County. Now if there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force and virtue
Jno Arthur (seal)
G. Griffith (seal)
Source: Franklin Co., VA Marriage Bonds. Transcribed 11 Jun 1986 by Susan Shields Sasek
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