Susan, a free woman of color v. Henry Hight
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Know all nearby then Presents that I Mathias
McMcGirk GirkMcGirk Esq our recognized held and firmly
bound unto HenryHenry Hightadministration &c. and
to the officer of the Circuit Court of the
CountyCounty of Saint Charles ofCounty of Saint Charles Saint CharlesCounty of Saint Charles in the sum of
one hundred dollars lawful money of the
United States_ for the payment of which
well & truly to be made I do hereby
bind myself my heirs executors & adminis
trators firmly by there signed
with my hand & dealed with my deal
then27th day of June 1818

The Condition of this recognizance
is such that whereas SusanSusan a Black=
woman plaintiff as a suit for her
freedom instituted against HenryHenry Hight,
administration of deceased
has at the present JuneTerm of the Circuit
Court of the CountyCounty of Saint Charles ofCounty of Saint Charles Saint CharlesCounty of Saint Charles in
the year above written appealed from the
Judgment of said Court in the suit afore=
said, now therefore if the said Mathias
McGirk Esqr. shall well and truly pay
all the was to which the said Defendant of the officers of the Judgement of the CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court is confirmed in the Supreme CourtSupreme Court
on the appeal of the said SusanSusan the
this recognizance or bond to be void
otherwise to be void
otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.

Jsst.

M. M. McGirk

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