Free Negro Bond for Henry Thompson
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Henry Thompson as prinipal, and
John C Richardson and James S. Watson as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Twohundred 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 22nd day of June A.D. 1853

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

Whitness as to H. T. Signature

J. Thornburgh

Henry his x mark Thompson


John C Richardson


Jas S. Watson