County of St. LouisSS.
THE STATE OF MISSOURI,
To Col. Plympton (at Ft. Jefferson
fore our Circuit Court for the county aforesaid, on the 24th day of
February 1849at the City of St. Louis, then and there to
testify, and the truth to say in a certain matters of controversy ^in two casesnow pending in our said Court,
whereinDred Scott is the one, and Harriet of color is the ^other
oneplaintiffs and Irene Emmerson in both cases is
defendant on the part of Plffs. in each case
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
Witness, WILSON PRIMM, Clerk of our said Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. Louis, this 24thday of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- nine
Wilson PrimmClerk C.C.
Harriet (of color)
Spa for Plffs
Col Pympton not
found Febry 27th 1849
By [illegible] Brown