Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Eliza Rouse as prinipal
, and Joseph Ridgway as security,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of fivehundred Dollars, lawful money of the
United States, for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs,
executors and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with
our seals, and dated this 20th day of January A.D. 1862
The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Elizahas applied to the Board of
County Commissioners of St. Louis County for, and obtained a
license to reside in the State of Missouri, during good behavior:
Now, if the said applicant shall be of good character and behavior
during her residence in the State of Missouri, then this
obligation to be void, else of full force and virtue.
aged 36 4 ft 11 3.4 inches small sized.
light mulatto. blind in the left eye
formerly a slave of Joseph Ridgway.
January 20 1862.
Saml W. Eager Jr.