Free Negro Bond for Polly Beaird
   
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Polly Beaird as prinipals, and
Bernard Florez as security,
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 Fifteenth day of April A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Polly Beairdhas 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 her residence in the State of
Missouri, then this obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.

Witness

J. T. Humphrys


Polly her X mark Beaird

SEAL.

SEAL.

Bernardino Florez

SEAL.

5. 4 high heavy built, weight about 206
195. rather dark, small wart on upper lip,
washer, about 40 years old.

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Polly Beaird
"Bond"
Free Negro