Harriet of color vs. Irene Emerson
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In the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
HarrietHarriet of Color )
versusvs. ) Suit for Freedom
IreneIrene Emmerson )

The defendant by her Attorney moves the Court that an order be made in this cause directing the Sheriff of the County [and his deputydpty] to take the said plaintiff and hire herhimout during the pendency of this suit and also that he be directed to take from the person so hiring a bond in sufficient penalty & with sufficient security to pay the hire of said slaves & to abide the determination of this suit & to produce herthem according as the judgment of the Court may require.

Geo W. Goode
AttorneyAtty for defendant