Free Negro Bond for Randolph Taylor
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Randolph Taylor as prinipal, and
Alex J. P. Gaucsche as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Onehundred 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 Eighteenth day of December A.D. 1848

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Randolph has applied to the County Court
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.

Randolph X Taylor

SEAL.

Patrick Keating

SEAL.

SEAL.