Free Negro Bond for Lucy Ann Hamlet
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Lucy Ann Hamlet as prinipal
, and Andrew J Coons 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 Ninth day of June A.D. 1862

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

Witness
Jno F. Humphreys

Lucy Ann Hamlet

L.S.

A.J. Coons

L.S.

L.S.

4.10 3/4" -21- dark brown, large scar on the
right arm above elbow. 2 small ones on forehead.
rather good looking. housekeeping