Free Negro Bond for James Carter
   
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
James Carter as prinipals, and
Isaac H Thompson as security,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Tenhundred 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 6 day of Nov A.D. 1857

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

Witness

J Thornbergh


James his X mark Carter

SEAL.

Isaac H Thompson

SEAL.

SEAL.

46 5.8
Barber

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James Carter
Free Negro Bond
Filed Nov 6 1857
J Thornburgh
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