Free Negro Bond for Ezenilda Morris
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Ezenilda Morris as prinipal, and
Richard J Lockwood as securities,
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 twenty first day of October A.D. 1859

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Ezenilda Morris has applied to the Board of County Court
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.

approved: Oct 21, 1859

S W Eager Jr.


John H. Carter


Isaac H. Carter



5 ft. 6 high
Pockmarked aged 21 black complexion
Cabin boy: Room cleaner and Barber