Free Negro Bond for Piper
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Know all men by these presents that we George W. Piper
as principal + Willis L. Williamson as Security, are held
+ firmly bound unto the State of MifsouriMissouri , in the penal sum
of Two hundred dollars, well + firmly to be paid, we bind
ourselves + each of us, our heirs, executors + administrators_
. The condition of the above obligation in this_ that whereas the
County Court of the Count of Saint Louis County, State aforesaid,
have this day granted unto the said George W. Piper a License
with the provision of the act of the Legislature of said state,
approved 23 February A.D. 1843_ Now if the said George W. Piper
shall be of good behavior, according to the + meaning of
the Legislature aforesaid, then this obligation to be null
+ void, otherwise to remain in full force +virtue_

WitnefsWitness our hand + seals this 14th day of March 1844_


J. E. Guy

George his X mark Piper


Willis L. Williams

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Geo. W. Piper
Free Negro

Filed Mch 15 1844
Ja. H. Milburn