Writ of Error
No. 7–
Dred Scott– Plff in Er
vs.
John F. A. Sandford
In error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Missouri.–

This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of the record from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Missouri and was argued by counsel–on consideration whereof, it is now here ordered and adjudged by this court that the judgment of the said Circuit Court in this cause be and the same is hereby reversed for the want of jurisdiction in that court and that this cause be and the same is hereby remanded to the said Circuit Court with directions to dismiss the case for the want of jurisdiction in that court.–

[For Mr?]. Ch. Jus. Taney
6th March 1857