Free Negro Bond for Shadrack Martin
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Shadrack Martin as prinipals, and
Edward N. Tracy 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 Twelfth day of February A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Shadrack Martinhas applied to the Board of County Comissioners 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.

Feby 12, 1860

SW Eager Jr


Shadrack Martin


Edward N Tracy



Mulatto aged 27 years. 5 9 1/2 in high has a scar
on the right side of head where the hair is parted, and one
on the right thigh about 2 inches long.
barber by occupation.

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Shadrack Martin
Free Negro
Filed and Approved
February 12 1861
Saml W. Eager Jr.