Free Negro Bond for Eliza Jane Berrilla
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Know all Men by These Presents,
That we, Eliza Jane Berrilla as prinipal
, and Andrew J Coons 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 Ninth day of June A.D. 1862

The condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas,the said
Eliza Jane Berrilla applied on the 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.

Eliza Berrilla


A.J. Coons



4' 9 3/4" -26 light brown, small mole on
under eye lid of left eye, Housekeeper

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Eliza Jane Berrilla
Free Negro

June 9 1862
S. W. Eager Jr.