Free Negro Bond for Corah Prentice
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Corah Prentice as prinipals, and
James Mackoy 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 15th day of April A.D. 1861

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

Witness

Humphreys


Corah her X mark Prentice

SEAL.

James Mackoy

SEAL.

SEAL.

5. 3 1/2 . 34 years old, heavy built
dark. washer. mole side of nose