Free Negro Bond for Kitty Griffin
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Know all Men by These Presents, That we,
Kitty Griffin as prinipal, and
John S. Sharr as securities,
are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri, in the just and
full sum of five hundredhundred 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 fifteenth day of September A.D. 1859

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas, the said
Kitty Griffin has applied to the 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 by the
Board, Sept 15, 1959

S W Eager Jr.


Kitty her X mark Griffin


John S. Sharr



Chambermaid: 33 years old; 5 feet 7.inches high. large size