Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
John Evans as prinipals, and
John R Barrett as security,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Fivehundred 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 First day of April A.D. 1861
The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
John Evanshas applied to the Board of 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.
S W Eager Jr.
John his X mark EvansSEAL.
21 years old. spare built. bright
mulatto 5 ft 8 in high anchor on the
left hand. star on the right. vessel or brigg on
the right arm, dancing girl on the left
arm. musician & servant by occupation.