Barbara: Freedom Suit, Scott County (Part 2 of 2)
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Know all men by these present that we William Kilgore, William Taylor, Wm Kilgore jr, William Robertson are held and firmly unto John McKinny, George Wilcox, James Lankey and William Agee Gentlemen Justices now setting in Court, and their successors in the sum of twelve hundred dollars, for which payment well and truly to be made to the said Justices & other successors we bind ourselves jointly and severally our joint and several heirs executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, as witness our hands and seals this 12th day of February 1823 The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Barbary a woman of colour has filed a Bill in Chancery in the said Court of Scott County, against the heirs & Representatives of Stephen Osborn deceased, her former master. Now if the said William Kilgore shall have the said Barbary and her children Sine & Westley forthcoming to abide the future order of the Court of Scott County made in this case, and that the said Barbary & her said Children shall not be removed out of the Jurisdiction of the said Court, untill the death of Comfort Osborn widow & relic of said Stephen dec'd or untill the final decree of said Court, in the said case, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force & virtue. Teste John S Martin William Kilgore (Seal), William Taylor (Seal), William Kilgore jr (Seal), Wm. Robertson (Seal)