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Know all Men by these Presents, That we Nathaniel S Wayland. John P -"[illegible]" signature and Daniel S Engler are held and firmly bound unto the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, in the just and full sum of five hundred dollars; to which payment well and truly to be made to the Commonwealth, "[illegible]" bind ourselves our heirs, execu-

tors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.  Sealed with our

seals and dated this fine day of August 1859, and in the 84th year of the Commonwealth. THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH - That whereas Thadeus a - fine man of colour late the property of Isham Tatum Sr "[illegible]" "[illegible]"emancipated by his last will and testament has been permitted to enslave himself when his own petition by au- order of the Circuit Court of Madison County of this "[illegible]" pursuant to the act of "[illegible]" of the 16th day of February 1856 in such cares made and provided now if the said Thadeus shall not become chargeable to any. County or "[illegible]" "[illegible]" in the Commonwealth of Virginia then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed, and acknowledged, by all the obligors, in the presence of

N. S. Mayland signature SEAL Daniel Engler signature SEAL Jonh P "[illegible]"signature SEAL

Court, and ordered to be recorded.