Petition of Harriet for Leave to Sue For her Freedom
State of Missouri
County of St Louis

This day personally came before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in deed for this County and State a aforesaid Dred Scott the Husband of the petitioner above who being duly Sworn [illegible] & says that, the facts set forth in the above petition of Harriet his wife are true; as he was with her during the time mentioned in said petition, and was personally acquainted with all the Statements above set forth Witness my hand this 1st day of July 1847.

Dred X Scott

Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 1st day of July 1847

Peter W Johnstone Justice of the Peace