Free Negro Bond for Caroline Bascom
   
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Caroline Bascom as prinipal, and
Caleb Lockwood + Richard L Lockwood as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Onehundred 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 6th day of May A.D. 1848

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Caroline Bascom 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 her residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.

Caroline her X mark Bascom

L.S.

Caleb Lockwood

L.S.

Rich. J. Lockwood

L.S.
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Caroline Bascom free negro Bond
Filed 6. May 1848
L F Lacy Clk