Free Negro Bond for Ann Maria Harris
   
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Ann Maria Harris as prinipal
, and Joseph Rowe 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 sixteenth day of Apl A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Ann Maria Harrishas applied to the Board of
County Commissioners 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.

Ann Maria her X mark Harris

L.S.

Joseph Rowe

L.S.

L.S.

5. 3 1/4 - 46 - scar on right arm, black
Washer

Paid to H on 17
#2

Ann Maria Harris
Bond
Free Negro

Filed
April 16 1861
S.W. Eager Jr
Secry

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License & filled
on April 16/61