Martha Drucilla v. Richmond Curle
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Know all men by these presents that me
Richar J CurleJ Curle as principal and JohnJohn B
BJohn B Cariden. as seventy both of the county of St Lou-
is State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri acknowledge ourselves to owe
and be indebted to the State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri in the first and
full sum of five hundred dollars to be fined of our
and each of our respective goods and
and , upon this when or
Martha DrusillaMartha Drusilla a mulatto girl has is about to
a suit for freedom against the said RichmondRichmond
JJ Curle CurleJ Curle in the St LouisCircuit Court CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court , Now further
said MarthaMartha shall during the of said
havereasonable liberty of attending her Counsel and the
Court and shall not be removed out of the jurisdiction
of the Court when said suit is to be brought, and
shall not be subject to any severity on account of
her application for freedom, then the above
ance to be else to be and remain in and

In writing whereof we have hereunto
set our hands and seals this the twenty eighth day of October in the year of our Lord our thousand eight hundred and forty four


John McKrum

Judge 8th jud, Cir MO,

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Richard JRichard J Cu. seal
John. Bleaunden

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