Bill of Exceptions
Withdrawn 11th Decr 1847

Dred Scott )
vs. )
Irene Emerson )

Be it remembered that on the ^ 30th[illegible] day of JulyJune in the year 1847 the plaintiff of his Attorney filed a motion accompanied with reasons to set aside the verdict of the Jury in the cause and that a new trial be granted him, and which motion and reasons are in the words and figures following to wit (here set out the motion) and that on the 1st day of July thereafter the plaintiff by his Attorney by leave of the Court filed an additional reason in support of his motion for a new trial and which additional reason is in the words and figures following to wit (here set out the additional reason) and that on the twenty fourth day of July following there was filed an affidavit in said cause purporting to be made by Dred Scott the plaintiff in the suit in support of his motion for a new trial ^ (here set out the affidavit) and that on the following and succeeding Term of the Court to wit at the November Term of the year 1847 on the [blank space on page] day of November in said last mentioned year the said motion came on to be heard and upon argument of Counsel was by the Court adjudged to be sustained and a new trial was granted to said plaintiff in said cause to which decision

of the Court sustaining said motions and granting a new trial in the cause the defendant by her Counsel excepted and now excepts, and to preserve the evidence of which the Counsel for the defendant asks that this his bill of Exceptions may be signed sealed and made a part of the record all which is done accordingly this [blank space] day of [blank space] November 1847

A. Hamilton