In the St. Louis Circuit Court
Harriet of Color )
vs. ) Suit for Freedom
Irene Emmerson )

The defendant by her Attorney moves the Court that an order be made in this cause directing the Sheriff of the County [and his dpty] to take the said plaintiff and hire herhimout during the pendency of this suit and also that he be directed to take from the person so hiring a bond in sufficient penalty & with sufficient security to pay the hire of said slaves & to abide the determination of this suit & to produce herthem according as the judgment of the Court may require.

Geo W. Goode
Atty for defendant
In the Circuit Court

Harriet of color
Irene Emmerson

filed March 14th 1848
Jno. Ruland clerk