Barbara: Freedom Suit, Scott County (Part 2 of 2)
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Know all men by these Presents, that we, Isaac Richmond, Jonathan Osborn & John Richmond of Scott County are held and firmly bound unto John McKenny William Agee, James Lankey, & Robert [Spew?] Gent Justices now sitting in Court in the penal sum of twelve hundred dollars to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Justices & their successors in office for the true payment whereof, we bind ourselves and each of us, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals, this 12th day of March 1823 The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Isaac Richmond was on this day acquitted by a Court appointed for his examination from the charge of Stealing Barbary a free woman of Colour [as?] a woman that was willed to be freed by Stephen Osborn deceased, & was adjudged by said Court to give bond & security, conditioned that he does not remove the said Barbary & her children untill the further order of this Court. Now if the said Isaac Richmond does not remove the said Barbary or her children out of this County untill the further order of this Court then this Obligation to be void else to remain in full force & virtue, Isaac his X mark Richmond (Seal), Jonathan his X mark Osborn (Seal) John his X mark Richmond (Seal) Test John S Martin