Mary Charlotte, a woman of color v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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And this was all the evidence in the case
After the argreements of Counsel were closed
the Court gave the following instructions
9 (here insert said instructions) to which
plaintiff excepted at the time.

The following instructions there asked for by
the plaintiff were refused by the Court.
(here insert plaintiffs instructions refused,
to which refusal plaintiff excepted at the time,
The defendant there asked for the following
instructions (here insert defendants instruc=
tions given) & they are given by the Court
to which plaintiff expected at the time,
The case being then given to the jury, they
returned a for the defendant the following verdict
(here insert verdict)

Motion was then duly read by plaintiff
to set aside the verdict & grant a new trial
for certain reasons filed which motion
& reasons are in the following word to wit
(here insert motion for new trial with reasons filed)
which motion being overruled by the Court
& exception taken by the plaintiff at
the time, the plaintiff now brings her
bill of exceptions & pray the Court & sign
the same which is accordingly done
this 2d July 1845-

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