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Marriage bond of Thomas Jefferson and Francis Eppes, 1771 Dec. 23.

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Abstract

Contains a marriage bond of Thomas Jefferson & Francis Eppes for fifty pounds for the marriage between Jefferson & Martha Skelton of Charles City County. Includes note, dated 9 June 1973, to Dr. Louis H. Manarin regarding the removal of the document to the Library's Colonial Papers Collection in the Vault, a negative photostat of the document, and a photocopy of a letter from James McDonald, Secretary of the Commonwealth, dated 12 May 1875, to Isaac H. Christian regarding the resolution of the General Assembly for the transfer of the document from the County Court of Charles City County to be preserved in the State Library.