Free Negro Bond for Peter Lynch
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Peter Lynch as prinipal
, and Alfred C Bernoudy 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 third day of March A.D. 1862

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Peter Lynch applied on the 15th day of April 186 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.

Witness to his mark

Jno F Humphreys

Peter his X mark Lynch

L.S.

A.C. Bernoudy

L.S.

L.S.

54. 5.'7." griff color. scar on forehead
1 on left thigh. 1 on left neck. left foot
cut through. Porter & Engineer.

1. PE