John Baptise Guadaire v. John Baptise Carron
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The defendant then proved by Martial delaudeboratys, that there
he Knew there was a written agreement between the parties on
the subject matter of this suit; that said written agreement was
signed by both parties, but that he did not Know where it is
the plantiffs counsel moved the court to exclude the testimony
of Martial Delaudeboralys from the jury, and to instruct the jury
that what he (the said witness) had said was not evidence in this
cause, on the ground, that it appeared on the face of the
papers filed in the cause, that the said delaudetaraty is
security for the defendant in the appeal bond and therefore
was in competent to testify on the ground of interest in the
suit the court excluded the testimony of delaudeboraty from
the jury, and instructed the jury, to pay no attention to what
witness had said.

The defendent then proved by Spencer Pettis, that on the
trial of the said cause below, there was a written agreem
ent between the said parties among the papers, and
purported to be an agreement for a trip up the river
to the performed by the plaintiff for the defendant
and that said agreement was not by either party -
the plaintiff then calledJusticeFergusonFerguson before whom
the cause was tried below, who testified that he was quite cer
tain there was no such written agreement as that testified to
by defendants witnesses between the plaintiff & defendant con
cerning the subject matter of the suit, and that he had
no recollection of having seen any such paper at the
trial before him nor did he remember to have
heard any thing said about it at the said trial.