Free Negro Bond for Green
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Ca. 1845

Know all men by these presents
that we Robert GreenI. R.
Dent and held + firmly bound unto
the State of Missouri in the amount
of two hundred dollars each for the pay
ment of which we bind our selves heirs exec
utors administrators + assigns______

Provided however that the
said Robert Green has ths day obtained
as license fromt eh county court of St Louis
State of Missouri under an act entitled an
act the more effectually to prevent free
persons of Colour from entering the State of
Missouri & other purposes approved Febry 23rd, 1843_ to reside in the of the state of Missouri as long as his behavior is good these then this bond to be null & void otherwise to remain in full force & effect

Robert his X mark Green