Free Negro Bond for Samuel Evans
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Samuel Evans as prinipals, and
Thomas Scott 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 Fourth day of April A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Samuel Evanshas applied to the Board of County ComissionersCourt
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.


Samuel Evans


Thomas Scott



5 10 1/2 5 years brding color mulatto
very black hair curled at the ends
slightly built. scar under right eye.
freckled, & one fore finger ought heel