Free Negro Bond for Sarah Dupee
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Sarah Dupee as prinipal
, and Saul Simmons + F A Dick 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 16th day of April A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Sarah Dupee (wife of Henry Dupee)has applied to the Board of
County Commissioners 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.

Sarah his X mark Dupee


Samuel Simmons


F.A. Dick


42 years 5. 3/4 in. hair gray in streaks
rather light complexion. chunky built

to include two children. Caroline Dupee aged
14. and Sallie Dupee aged. 11. white scar on left cheek

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Sarah Dupee
Free Negro

April 16 1861
S.W. Eager Jr