Brunetta Barnes, an infant of color, by and through her next friend, Peter Charleville v. John Berry Meachum
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Know all were by these presents that we
John BerryBerry Meachum MeachumBerry Meachum as principle and Geroge
- 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 executors andad-
ministrators by these presents. Sealed
with our seals and dated this first day of August eighteen hundred forty.

The condition of this recognizance is such
that whereas BrunettaBrunetta Barnes BarnesBrunetta Barnes has filed her
petition in the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court &
procured an order to sue said MeachumMeachum for
freedom: Now if the said Brunetta
the petitioner, shall during the pendency of the
suit have resonable liberty of attending her
counsel and the Court and shall not be
removed out of the judiction ofsaid court,
and shall not be subjected to any seventy on
account of her 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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