STATE OF MISSOURI, ) SCT.
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS, )
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, GREETING:
WE command you to attach,Thomas Gray, Thomas O Flaherty, Catharine AndersonHenry T. Blow
by their bodies and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies before
the Judge of our Circuit Court, now in session at the City of St. Louis, within and for the
County of St. Louis, on theforthwith 18450then
and there to testify, and the truth to say in atwo certain matters of controversy, now pending in
our said Circuit Court, between Dred Scott is plaintiff
plaintiff , and Irene Emersondefendant, wherein
the said hase heretofore been summoned on the part of the said plaintiff
Witness, MICHAEL S. CERRE, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at the City of St. Louis, this 12th day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fortyfifty
M.S. CerréCLERK, C.C.