Free Negro Bond for Paul Mosley
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Paul Mosley as prinipal, and
Levin H Baker 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 day of November A.D. 1859

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Paul Mosley has applied to the Board of 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.

Paul Mosely


Levine H. Baker



23 years 5 ft 7 1/2 light color
heavily built, has scar on left arm
about 2 in above wrist.
Porter & cabin boy

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Free Negro Bond
Paul Mosley
Filed & approved Nov 7 1859.
Attest: S W Eager Jr