Free Negro Bond for Bond
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Know all men by their presents that we
Jarett Viney as principal and David Keith
as security are held and firmly bound unto the state of MifsouriMissouri in the just and
full sum of thwo hundred dollars for the
true payment of which said sum of money
we had ourselves our and each of our
heirs executors administrators and afsignsassigns
jointly and severally firmly by these presents
sealed with our seals and dated this the second day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred + forty three

The condition of the above obligation is such
that whereas the said Jarett Veney has this
day obtained from the County court of St Louis
County a License to remain in the state as
a free person of Color under the provisions
of an act of the General AfsemblyAssembly of the
State of MifsouriMissouri entitld "an act more effe-
ctually to prevent free persons of color from coming into the state and for other purposes
approved twenty third day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred + forty three

Now the condition of this bond is that
of the said Jarett shall be of good behavior
during the conditioner of said License
then the above obligation to be void else
to be and remain in full force + virtue


David Keith


Jarret Viny

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Jarrett Viney
To Bond

State of MifsouriMissouri

Filed May 2. 1843