Free Negro Bond for David Lawrence
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, David Lawrence as prinipal
, and William C Trumpbone 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 sixteenth day of Apl A.D. 1861

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Lawrencehas 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 his residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.

David his X mark Lawrence

L.S.

Wm C Trumpbone

L.S.

L.S.

40 years 5.5 1/2 pock marked
mole over right eye. nather black.
Pd. Barber.

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David Lawrence
Bond
Free Negro

Filed
April 16 1861
S. W. Eager Jr
Sec

Licensed
Apl 16
1861