Free Negro Bond for Benjamin Meachum
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Benj Meachum as prinipal, and
William Hubbard as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of Twohundred 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 17 day of Dec A.D. 1851

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Benj 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.

Benj his X mark Meachum



Wm Hubbard

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Benj Meachum
Free Negro Bond
Filed Dec 17. 1851.
L. F Lacy Clk.