To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, GREETING:

WE command you to summon Irene Emmerson if she be found in your county that she be and appear

before the Judge of our Circuit Court, on the first day of the next term thereof, to be held at the City of St. Louis, within and for the County of St. Louis, on the third Monday of November next, then and there to answer unto Harriet ofa woman of color of a plea of Trespass

to the damage of said plaintiff ten dollars: And have you then there this writ.

WITNESS,JOHN RULAND, Clerk of our said Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the city of St. Louis, this Sixth day of April in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Jno. Ruland CLERK

I acknowledge myself bound for all costs that may accrue in the above cause.

WITNESS my hand and seal, at St. Louis, this 6 day of Apl 1846

No 2
In the St. Louis Circuit Court
November Term 1846
Harriett a woman of color
[vs.] Summons
+Irene Emerson17 apr-

Trespass [Damgs] $10.00

F.B. Murdoch
Atty. For plff
Filed 6 April 1846
Jno Ruland Clerk
[The Judge of the St. Louis Circuit]
[Court grants the petitioner leave to sue]
[etc. as prayed for and orders. First.]
[That the petitioner, Harriet be allowed to]
[sue, on giving security satisfactory to]
[the Clerk, for all costs that may be]
[adjudged against her. Second. That said]
[Harriet have reasonable liberty to attend]
[her counsel and the Court, as occasion]
[may require, and that she be not]
[removed out of the jurisdiction of the Court,]
[and that she be not subject to any severity]
[on account of her application for freedom.]

17p3571Plf ordered to elect
18p382[rest of line illegible]
[18p48] mo for [illegible]
18p893- corr. 18p [illegible] mo for new trial [illegible] 18p[illegible] Bill of except

18p1924mo to hire out plf
18p2055Shff ordered to hire out plf[illegible] $600.00
Jury verdict judgt for plfJan 12 1850-
19p2957mo for new trial [illegible] mo for new trial
19p3078 - Stipulation filed
19p3399- April Term 1852 Motion for
order of Samuel Conway
22. p 5110 order on Labeaume
52 Motion overruled
22p11112MchT‘57 Mch 18 by consent
and according to stipulation judgt set aside-Jury waived, [sub] & Judgt for

Executed this writ in the County of Saint Louis on the Seventh day of April 1846. by reading it and the Petition & ^ order of the Judge to Irene Emmersonthee defendant.
service $2.00 William MilburnShff
notice .50 By Henry B BelkDepty