Harriet Scott vs. Irene Emerson
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19 Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court Record 295
Saturday January 12th 1850
Dred ScottDred Scott ) Freedom
versusvs )
Irene EmersonIrene Emerson )

This day come the parties by their attorneys and comes 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 defendant is guilty in manner and form as in the plaintiffâs declaration alleged. It is therefore considered that the plaintiff recover his freedom against said defendant and all persons claiming under her by title derived since the commencement of this suit. itâs further considered that the plaintiff recover of the defendant his costs in this behalf and have thereof execution.

Defendant files her motion for a new trial.
HarrietHarriet (of color) ) Freedom
versusvs )
Irene EmersonIrene Emerson )

This day come the parties by their attorneys and comes 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 defendant is guilty in manner and form as in the plaintiffâs declaration alleged. It is therefore considered that the plaintiff recover of her freedom against said defendant and all persons claiming under her by title derived since the commencement of this suit. It is further considered that the plaintiff recover of the defendant his costs in this behalf and have thereof execution.

Defendant files her motion for a new trial.