Free Negro Bond for Mary Ann Johnson
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"America's Bond"

Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Mary Ann Johnson as prinipals, and
Joseph McIlwaine as security,
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 2nd day of November A.D. 1860

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


Sam'l W Eager Jr


Mary Ann Johnson


Joseph McIlwaine



5 ft 1 3/4 inch high large scar across the left arm at
the elbow. washer by occupation. *wife of edmond Johnson
& emancipated A. E. Jannny in Circuit Court in 1843.
*- daughter of Matilda Reed.

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Free negro's Bond
Mary Ann Johnson
Filed Nov 2, 1860
S W Eager Jr