Free Negro Bond for James Victan
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
James Victan as prinipals, and
Thomas Marshall 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 Fifteenth day of February A.D. 1861

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


John F. Humphreys

James his X amrk Victan



Thomas Marshall


Dark Mulatto. Ovall scar on the chin. 40
years old. 5 ft 10 1/2 high. cook.

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James Victan
Free Negro
Filed & Approved
February 15 1861
S. W. Eager Jr.