Free Negro Bond for Humphrey Ware
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Humphrey Ware as prinipal, and
Nathan Smith 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 22nd day of Nov A.D. 1860

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Humphrey Ware has applied to the Board of the County CourtComissioner
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.


S W Eagers


Humphrey his X mark Ware


Na Smith



69 years old
5 feet 6 3/4 high. gray hair. slimly built. sharp face
& black complexion
Wood sawyer

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Humphrey Ware
Free Negro
Filed Nov 11 1859.
S.W. Eagers