Preston, a man of color v. George W. Coons
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PrestonPreston (of color)
George W. CoonsGeorge W Coons

In St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November term 1845

The plaintiff moves the court to set aside the nonsuit
and grant a new trial in the above entitled cause for
the following reasons, viz.

1. That the Court improperly excluded on the trial
legal & competent evidence offered by the plaintiff

2. That the Court improperly refused to allow the motion
made on behalf of the plaintiff for a rule or
the Judge of Probate to produce in Court a word
being necessary evidence for the plaintiff