Free Negro Bond for James Holmes
   
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, James Holmes as prinipal
, and George H
McGunnegle as security,are held and firmly bound
unto the State of Missouri, in the full and just sum of Five Hundred dollars, to the
payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns
jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated at ST. LOUIS, this 16
day of Apl A.D. 1861

THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That wheras, the above bounden
James Holmeshas attained a license to reside
in the State of Missouri
license to reside in the State of Missouri
Now, if the said James Holmes shall be of good
charicter during his residence in the
said state then this obligation is to be void, else of full force and effect.

Approved, the
of 1860. Attest,

James his X mark Holmes

L.S.

G. H. McGunnegle

L.S.

L.S.

L.S.

L.S.

56 years. 5.7. scar on left cheek
very rather thin. black
Pd white washer.

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James Holmes
Bond
Free Negro

Filed
April 16 1861
S.W. Eager Jr
S