Free Negro Bond for Louis
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Louis as prinipal, and
J Richard Barret 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 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 7 day of June A.D. 1853

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



J. R. Barret


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Free Negro Bond
Filed June 7. 1853.
L. F Lacy Clk.