Free Negro Bond for Francis Lewis
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Francis Lewis as prinipals, and
G. W. Fishback 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
Francis Lewishas 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.

Frances Lewis


G. W. Fishback



5. 3 1/4, 29 years old. bright mulatto
mole on neck seamstress.

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Francis Lewis
Free Negro