Free Negro Bond for Catharine Sylvester
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Catharine Sylvester as prinipal, and
F. O. DreyerGeo H Gier as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of fivehundred Dollars, lawful money of the
United State, for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors
and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and
dated this day of A.D. 184

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
has applied to the County Court
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 residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.


Catherine her X mark Sylvester



Geo H Gier


Charles Chirty

Witness to the
signature of Charles Christy

Alphonso Witmore

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Catharine Sylvester
Washer + Chambermaid
filed 13 May 47