Harriet Scott
Harriet Scott
Wife of Dred Scott, who both sued for their right to freedom.

Case Documentation

Table of Contents

First Circuit Court Case, 1846-1847

New Trial Granted by Judge Alexander Hamilton, 1847-1848

First Appeal to the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, 1847-1848

Second Circuit Court Case, 1849-1857

Second Appeal to the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri, 1850-1852

Bond documents re: hiring out of Dred and Harriet Scott, 1848-1854

New second suit filed against Sanford, Emerson, Russell, 1847-1848

United States Supreme Court Case, 1854-1855

 

The eighty-five documents presented in the original Dred Scott collection were arranged and described by the Missouri State Archives. Thirty-three additional documents were digitized and transcribed by Digital Library Services.

Each document will have: