Jury Instructions

If the Jury believe from the witness that Dr. Emmerson was an officer of the U. S. Army — that he was the owner of the Slaves Dred Scott and Harriett, his wife before he was ordered to Rock — Island and Fort Snelling — that he took said Slaves with him as domestic servants when ordered to these posts — that they remained as servants at those Posts—Rock Island and Fort Snelling—and no where else until Dr. Emmerson was ordered South and that he then they were brought, them to St. Louis, in a Slave State—and if they, believe that the Posts at Rock - Island and Fort Snelling during the residence of said Slaves at each of them respectively was under Military Jurisdiction and that under the civil government of the Territory then in existance — they must find for the defendant —

Refused.