Samuel, a man of color vs. John Howdershell
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Sam (a man of color
vs
John [ Houdershell ]

Be it remembered that on the trial of this
cause the plaintiff by his attorney offered in evidence
the following depositions (here insent all of plaintiffs
depositions) which were all admitted with the
exception of such parts of the same as [ refered ]
to statements made by AndrewAndrew J [ HarrymanHarryman. ]
&after the plaintiff had concluded his case
the defendant offered in evidence the following
depositions (here insent copy of defendants depositions
to the reception of which the plaintiff by his
counselobjectedon account of the interest
of the witnesses which objection the count
overruled and admitted the said depositions
in evidence and the plaintiff then tookhis
exception to the said ruling of the court.
It was admitted that [ HarrymanHarryman ] the on behalf of plff was drunkwhen he testifiedhis deposition
& after the cause was submitted to the jury
the plaintiff requested the court to give the
following instructions (here insert instructions
asked by plaintiff) which the court refusedto
give and gave the following instead hereinserttheinstructions given by the court in lieu of those asked by plaintiff to which
refusal and giving other instructions the
plaintiff by his counsel excepted. The defendant
also by his counsel requested the court to
give the following instructions
(here insert instructions asked by defendant
which the court gave and the plaintiff then and
there excepted to the said ruling of the court.
After the verdict of the jury and within four
days after the rendering the same the
plaintiff a motion and reasons for a
new trial in the following words (here insert
motions and reasons for new trial) which motion