Free Negro Bond for Titus
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Know all men by these presents that we
John Titus as principal and Charles Scott
as security are sealed & firmly bound unto the State of
MifsouriMissouri in the sum of two hundred dollars each,
that is to say the said John Titus as principal and in
the sum of two hundred dollars and the said
Charles Scott as security in the sum of two
hundred dollars for the true payment of which
sums well & truly to be made the said John
as principal & the said Charles Scott
as security hereby bind themselves their heirs
executors, & administrators firmly by these
presents sealed with their seal & dated this
fourth day of May AD 1843

Now the condition of this Bond is such
that whereas the County Court of St Louis
County hath granted to the above bounden
John a license to reside & remain in the
State of MifsouriMissouri according to the statute in
such case made & provided

Now if said John shall be of good behaviour
while he remains in said state then this bond
to be void otherwise to remain in full force

Attest

AM Gardner


John his x mark Titus

Seal

Chas. Scott

Seal