Free Negro Bond for Green
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Know all men by these Presents that we
James Green as principal and Nathaniel I Janney
as security are held and firmly bound unto the
state of MifsouriMissouri in the penal sum of Two Hundred
Dollars each for the true payment of which we bind
ourselves our heirs and executors and administrators
firmly by these presents sealed with our seals
this eighteenth day of december 1843

The condition fo the above obligation is
such, that whereas the County Court for the County
of Saint Louis as the December term thereof
1843 has granted a Licence to the said James Green
a free man of Color to reside in the State of
MifsouriMissouri , Now if the said James Green shall
be of good behaviour during his residence in
the State of MifsouriMissouri , then this obligation to be
null and void otherwise to remain in full force
and virtue

Test

Wm Clarke Morris

James his X mark Green

Seal

Nathl I. Janney

Seal
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James Green
To Bond
State of MifsouriMissouri
December 18. 1843