Marguerite v. Pierre Chouteau Sr.
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MargueriteMarguerite a colored
PierrePierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau

Motion for newTrialfor
following reasons

1 Verdictagainstevidence

2 Against Law

3 That Judgeerred in leaving the matter
of law to be informed or decided by
the Jury

4 That Juryfounded their verdict upon
the supposedemancipation of the
plaintiff and not upon any original
right to freedom as derived from either
her maternalorpaternalancestor

5 The court erred in giving the instructions
prayed for by the plaintiff to the jury

- Bates
& Geyer for deft