Archibald Barnes, an infant, by and through his next friend, Peter Charleville v. Jon Berry Meachum
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Know all were by there presents that we
John BerryBerry Meachum MeachumBerry Meachum as principal and
GeorgeGeorge - as security are indebted unto
the State of MissouriMissouri in the sum of seven
hundred fifty dollars for the payment whereof
we bind ourselves our heirs executors &adminis-
trators firmly by these presents. Sealed with
our seals and dated this 1st August eighteen hundred forty.

The condition of this recognizance is such
that whereas Archibald BarnesArchibald Barnes has filed his petition
in the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court & procured an
order for leave to sue said MeachumMeachum for free-
dom; now if the said ArchibaldArchibald , the petitioner, shall
during the pending of the suit, have reasonable
liberty of attending his counsel and the Court
and shall not be removed out of the jurisdiction
of said Court, and shall not be subjected
to any severity on account of his application
for freedom; then this obligation shall be
void else it shall remain in force.

JohnJohn B BJohn B Meachum

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George Trask

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