Elsa Hicks, a mulatto girl v. Patrick J. McSherry
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Suit for Freedom

It is ordered by the court
that Lewis Burnwell enter into a recogniz
-ance to the state of MissouriMissouri in the sum
of $1000.00 dollars with sufficient
security conditions that he will not
remove the Petitioner in this cause out
of the jurisdiction of this court

It appearing to the satisf
-action of the court that Lewis Burnwell
has failed to enter into the recognizance
which he was ordered to enter into in
this cause. It is ordered that the sheriff
take the said petitioner into his possession &
hire her out to the best advantage
from time to time during the pending
of this suit & that he take bond from the
hirer payable to the state of MissouriMissouri in the sum of $500 dollars with good
security that the will not remove
said petitioner out of the jurisdiction of
this court that he will pay the hire to
the sheriff & return the petitioner at the
expiration of the term for which she
is hired or as loan as this action is ended.

Garland & Wells