Dred Scott vs. Alexander Sandford, Samuel Russell, and Irene Emmerson
State of
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

This day personally came before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in deed for this County and State a aforesaid Dred ScottDred Scott the HusbandHusband of the petitioner above who being duly Sworn [illegible] & says that, the facts set forth in the above petition of HarrietHarriet his wife are true; as he was with her during the time mentioned in said petition, and was personally acquainted with all the Statements above set forth Witness my hand this 1st day of July 1847.

DredDred X ScottScott

Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 1st day of July 1847

Justice of the Peace