Free Negro Bond for Martin
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Know all men by these presents that we David
Martin as principal and Augustin Kennedy
are held and firmly bound unto the state
of MifsouriMissouri in the sum of Two hundred
dollars to the payment of which we bind our-
selves, our heirs, executors and administrators
and each and every of them firmly by these
presents, sealed with our seals and dated
this third day of May in the year Eigh- teen hundred and forty-three_

The condition of this obligation is such_that
whereas on the third day of May of the year above written the county court of the county
of St Louis and State of MifsouriMissouri granted to
the said David Martin a license to reside
within said State of MifsouriMissouri _Now if the said
David Martin shall during his residence
in said state, well deport and conduct him-
self as a good and orderly citizen then this
obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in
full force and effect in law.


John B King

David his x mark Martin


Augustin Kennedy

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David Martin
To Bond
The State of MifsouriMissouri

3rd May 1843