County of St. Louisss.
THE STATE OF MISSOURI,
To Dr. — Watts (on ^ North mile of Green St. below 3rd)
Mr.— [illegible]John Loving
fore our Circuit Court for the county aforesaid, on the 2nd of
May 1849 at the City of St. Louis, then and there to
whereinDred Scott is
plaintiff and Irene Emerson is
defendant on the part of plff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
Witness, WILSON PRIMM, Clerk of our said Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. Louis, this 1stday of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- nine
Wilson PrimmClerk C.C.