Free Negro Bond for Bond
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Know all men by these presents that we
Nathan Humphrey as principal, and George H.
Barrett as security, are firmly held and firmly bound
unto the State of MifsouriMissouri each in the final
sum of two hundred dollars for the true pay+
ment of which we bind ourselves our heirs +
executors and administrators firmly by these presents sealed with our seals this 3rd day May 1843

The condition of the above obligation is such
that whereas the County Court of St Louis County in the State of MifsouriMissouri has this day granted
to the above named Nathan Humphreys a
free man of color a cause to reside in the State of MifsouriMissouri . Now of the said Nathan Humphreys shall properly demean himself
and be of good behavior then this bond to be
null and void otherwise to remain in full
force and virtue

A Mint

Lot Dougherty

Nathan his X mark Humphreys


SH Barrett

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Nathan Humphrey

Bond to State

May 3. 1843