Free Negro Bond for Decatur Alias Commodore
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Decatur Alias Commodore as prinipal, and
William C Jamison 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 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 10 day of June A.D. 1851

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


J Thornburgh

Decatur alias his X mark Commodore


William C Jamison


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Decatur alias Comidore
Free Negro Bond
Filed June 10. 1851.
L. F Lacy Clk.