Winny, a woman of color v. Samuel Donner
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to which indenture there was but one subscribing
witness. And the said indenture does not appear
ever to have been proven or acknowledged in court
or to have been recorded in any court whatever
but the same has been recorded in the recorder
office of St Louis County. To the reading of
which indenture in evidence the defendant
by his counsel objected, But the Court over
ruled the objection and decided that the same
might be read in evidence to the jury, which was
done accordingly. To which decision of the Court
the defendantly his counsel excepted and
tendered this his bill of exceptions and prayed
that the same might be signed and made a part
of the record. And be it also remembered that
at the trial of the said cause testimony was
given on the part of the plantiff to prove that