State of Missouri )

County of St. Louis )[illegible abbreviation] I. John N. Colvin, a Justice of the Peace within and for the County aforesaid, do hereby certify that Miles H. Clark, the above named deponent was by me sworn to testify the whole truth of his knowledge, touching the matter in controversy in the causes aforesaid; And that his deposition was reduced to writing and subscribed by him in my presence, on the thirteenth day of May, 1847, between the hours of eight o’clock in the forenoon And Six o’clock in the afternoon, at the Office of Charles D. Drake in the City of St. Louis, in the County of St. Louis and State of Missouri.

Given under my hand May 13th 1847.

John N. Colvin,

Fee $ 1.00 pd. by Dred Scott, plff.