Free Negro Bond for Brunette Thompson
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Brunette Thompson as prinipal
, and 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 20th day of April A.D. 1861

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

Brunette Thompson

L.S.

J E.D. Coujius

L.S.

L.S.

very light mulatto
aged 35 years 5 feet 1 inch.
small scar on forehead above left eye near antse of forehead
Washer

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Children

John Finley aged 16 years. Scar on left cheek near left eye. mulatto
Edward Finley 13 years scar onleft side
of mouth & small scar on left cheek

P.E. $1

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Brunette Thompson
Bond
Free Negro

Filed
April 20 1861.
S. W. Eager Jr.
Secy