Free Negro Bond for Lydia
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Lydia as prinipal, and
Louis C Garnier as securities,
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 16 day of April A.D. 1861

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

Lydia her X mark

LS

Louis C Garnier

LS

LS

5-3-35 dark, small scar on forehead, slender , Washer
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Lydia
Bond
Free Negro Filed April 16 1861.
S. W. Eager Jr Secry