County of St. Louisss.
THE STATE OF MISSOURI,
To John F. Darby
fore our Circuit Court for the county aforesaid, on the 18th day of
December 1849 at the City of St. Louis, then and there to
testify, and the truth to say in atwo certain mattersof controversy now pending in our said Court,
whereinDred Scott is Plff in one and Harriet of color in other
plaintiff and Irene Emerson
defendant in bothon the part of Plff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
Witness, WILSON PRIMMM.S. Cerré, Clerk of our said Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. Louis, this 17thday of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- nine
M.S. CerréClerk C.C.