Harriet (of color) vs. Irene Emerson
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18 Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court Record 89
Saturday December 11th 1847
HarrietHarriet of color )
versusvs )
Irene EmersonIrene Emerson )

It appearing to the court that certain proceedings had in this cause on the thirtieth day of June Eighteen hundred and forty seven, were by mistake omitted to be entered of record on that day, it is ordered that the same be now entered as of that day in the words and figures following to wit:


June 30th 1847
HarrietHarriet of color ) Trespass
versusvs )
Irene EmersonIrene Emerson )

This day come the parties by their attorneys, and came also a Jury Court: , , , , , , , , , , , and twelve good and lawful men who being duly elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the issue joined between the parties upon their oaths do find and say that the said defendant is not guilty in manner and form as the plaintiff hath in her declaration complained against her, It is therefore it is considered that the said defendant go hence without day and recover of the plaintiff her costs herein and have thereof execution.

The plaintiff by her attorneys files a motion for a new trial herein