Thornton Kinney v. John F. Hatcher and Charles C. Bridges
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Know all men by these presents, that we George WGeorge W Goode .
GoodeGeorge W Goode , as principal, and Francis H.Manter
as Security, are held and firmly bound
into the State of MissouriMissouri, in the full and
just Sum of Twelve Hundred dollars, for
the payment of which, we find ourselves
our heirs executors and administrators,
firmly by these presents.

Given under our hands and
selves this Twenty-fifth day of July A.D. 1853.

The condition of the above obligation is such
that whereas, JohnJohn M MJohn M .Winnes Sheriff of St. Louis
County, State of MissouriMissouri, by virtue of an order
made by the Hon.AlexanderAlexander Hamilton HamiltonAlexander Hamilton , Judge
of the EighthJudicialCircuit of MissouriCircuit Court , at
ChambersChambers , and to him the said Sheriff
directed has this day hired to the said
GeorgeGeorge W Goode WGeorge W Goode .GoodeGeorge W Goode , ThorntonThornton Kinney KinneyThornton Kinney a colored
man, at the Sum of fifteen dollars per
month. Now, if the said George W. Goode,
shall permit the said ThortonThornton Kinney KinneyThornton Kinney , during
the pendency of a suit which he has this day
commenced for his freedom, to have reasonable
liberty of attending his counsel and the court
and shall not remove the said KinneyKinney out
of the jurisdiction of said Circuit CourtCircuit Court
and shall not subject the said KinneyKinney to
any severty on account of his afflication for
freedom and shall return the said KinneyKinney
to the said Sheriff as soon as said action
is determined and shall pay to the said
Sheriff the sum of fifteen dollars per month
for the hire of said KinneyKinney as aforesaid, until
the said action is determined, then this

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obligation to be void; otherwise to remain
in full force.

G.W Goode

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J.H.Manter

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