Free Negro Bond for Thomas Edwards
   
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Thomas Edwards as prinipal, and
George R Robinson as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of fivehundred 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 third day of November A.D. 1859

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Thomas Edwards has applied to the County Court
Comissioner
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.

Approved: Nov 3 1859
Attest:

S W. Eager Jr.


Secretary,

Thomas Edwards

SEAL.

Geo. R. Robinson

SEAL.

SEAL.

Description
about 21 years; 5 feet 7 3/4 inches high; well built; has a slightly
black scar on his forehead about an inch above the inner point
of his left eyebrow; also a scar about an inch in length on
his right wrist: + by occupation a dragman and who was
heretofore emancipated by George R Robinson.

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Free Negro Bond
Thomas Edwards
Filed November 3, 1859.
S W Eager Jr.
Sec'y