Free Negro Bond for William Newman
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
William Newman as prinipal, and
Thomas Lu, Saml Wood + Augutus Kennedy as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Twohundred Dollars, lawful money of the
United State, for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors
and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and
dated this 5th day of May A.D. 1848

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
William Newman has applied to the County Court
of St. Louis County for, and obtained a license to reside in the State of
Missouri, during good behavior: Now, if the said applicant shall be of
good character and behavior during his residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.

William his X mark Newman


Thomas Lu


Saml Wood


Aug. Kennedy

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Wm Newman Bond
free negro
Filed 5th May 1848
L F Lacy Clk