Exhibit "A"
Dred Scott
vs.
Irene Emerson

Mr. J. R. Lackland
[illegible-Sir?]

I hired Dred & his wife in March 46— from Mrs Emerson I paid the hire of the servents to Mrs Emerson. until after She left for Fort Snelling. During her absence Mr Sandford collected amt of their hires Y

S Russell
[illegible-June? 2d] of 47