Free Negro Bond for Marshall S. Cockerill
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Marshall Cokerill as prinipal, and
B Hickman as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of One.hundred Dollars, lawful money of the
United States, for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors
and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and
dated this 27th day of Aug A.D. 1849

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

M S his x mark Cockerill


B Hickman


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M. S. Cockerill
free negro Bond
Filed Aug 27. 1849
L. F Lacy Clk.