Free Negro Bond for Narcies
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Know all men by these presents that I William
Narcies as principal and Louis Charleville
as security are held and firmly bound unto
the State of MifsouriMissouri in the just and full sum of
four hundred dollars that is to say the said William
Narcies in the sum of two hundred dollars and
the said Louis Charleville in the sum of two
hundred dollars for the true payment of which
said sums of money we bind ourselves our and
each of our heirs executors administrators and
asfignsassigns jointly and severally firmly by these payments
sealed with our seals and dated this third day of May in the year of our Lorde one thousand eight hundred and forty three.

The condiiton of the above obligation
is such whereas the said William Narcies has
this day obtained from the county court of
St. Louis County a license to remain n this state
under the provisions of an act of the General
AfsemblyAssembly of the State of MifsouriMissouri entitled "An
act more effectually to prevent free persons of
color from cominginto the state and for other purposes
Now if the said William Narcies shall be of
good behaviour during the continuance of said
license then the above obligation to be void else
to be and remain in full force and virtue

William his X mark Narcies


Louis Charleville