Free Negro Bond for Jacob Douglass
   
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Jacob Douglass as prinipal, and
Edward Shacklett 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 tenth day of May A.D. 1848

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Jacob 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.

Jacob his X mark Douglass

L.S.

L.S.

Edw. Shacklett

L.S.
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Jacob Douglass
Free Negro Bond
Filed 10 May 1848
Lewis F Lacy Clerk