Free Negro Bond for Emily Brown
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Emily Brown as prinipal
, and Nicholas 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 17th day of Apl A.D. 1861

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

Emily her X mark Brown


Nicholas Blaguece



5. 3 1/4 26. mole on right side of nose
dark spot on forehead, bright mulatto.___

Pd. H 2.

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Cynthia Bell
Free Negro

Filed April 17 1861
S W. Eager Jr