Free Negro Bond for John Chandler
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, John Chandler as prinipal
, and John Durack 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 twentieth day of April A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Chandlerhas applied to the Board of
County Commissioners 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.

John Chandler


John Durack



light mulatto
32 years 5 feet 1 1/2 inches. scar between the eyes
or rather over the inner corner of theleft eye. and one
across the root of the 2nd finger of the left hand. &
on left cheek _ Porter.