Free Negro Bond for Alexander Butter
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Alexander Butter as prinipals, and
Francis J. Flannigan 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 eleventh day of March A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Butterhas applied to 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.


S W Eager Jr


Alexander Butter


F. J. Flannigan



bright mulatto. scar on the back of
right hand & one on the same wrist
full eye lids. 31 years old. 5ft 9in
high servant or porter

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Alexander Butter
Free Negro
Filed & Approved March March 11 1861
S. W. Eager Jr.