Marriage bond of Josiah Lincoln

Title

Marriage bond of Josiah Lincoln

Subject

Garrard, James; Sibert, Peter; Briggs, Catherine; Briggs, Mary

Description

Josiah Lincoln cosigns a Kentucky marriage bond that guarantees that there is no legal cause to obstruct the marriage between Peter Sibert and the daughter of Catherine Briggs.

Creator

Lincoln, Josiah

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1801-08-31

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300146
T1801.08.31

Transcription

Know all men by these presents that we Peter Sibert and Josiah Lincoln are held and firmly bound unto his excellency James Garrard esq governor of Kentucky and his successors in the pena] sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs executors and administrators jointly severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 31st day of August 1801.

The condition of the above obligation is such that if there there should be no legal cause to obstruct a marriage shortly intended to be solemnised between the above bound Petert Sibert son of Peter Sibert [serv?] and Mary a Briggs daughter of Catherine Briggs then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force.

Peter Sibert Robert A. Smith Josiah Lincoln

[ATestd?]


Sibert to MB Gov August 31st 1801

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
16 x 20 cm

Citation

Lincoln, Josiah, “Marriage bond of Josiah Lincoln,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 26, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7813.