Free Negro Bond for Timothy Roberts
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Timothy Roberts as prinipal
, and James Gaffney 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 Twenty Third day of April A.D. 1862

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Timothy Roberts applied on the 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 his residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.


Jno F. Humphreys

Timothy his X mark Roberts



James Gaffney


26. 5". 9 1/2' dark brown, 2 scars on forehead on
left eye, 1 on left side, 1 on left hip. 1 on middle
finger of right hand, boatman.

Jas Gaffney snear he is north $500.

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Timothy Roberts
Free Negro

April 23d 1862
Saml W. Eager Jr.