Arrets de La Cour Supreme, de La Cour de Vice-Amiraute, Et de La Cour Des Faillites de L'Ile Maurice

Arrets de La Cour Supreme, de La Cour de Vice-Amiraute, Et de La Cour Des Faillites de L'Ile Maurice

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...farther pleaded that when such difficulties arose, or at least before raising the suit, the Plaintiff ought to have done something to fix the prices to be paid to the butchers, and that those prices not having been fixed, the convention has become nugatory. That, at all events, no damages has been sustained by the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff replied, maintaining all her allegations, and special!) averring, in addition, that the prices were in point of fact settled by Defendant and relied upon by the Plaintiff, just at the time when difficulties on the putt of the Defendant began to arise. This plea was so far supported by the fact that on the 31st March 1866, the Defendant wrote a note to the Plaintiff, stating the prices at which, for the future, he was to have the hides of the animals cut or uncut, and asking her to give the same notice to her butchers The price of ox hides mentioned in this letter was six shillings, at which rate it would appear that both parties procured them for some time thereafter. W. Newton, for Plaintiff: The agreement is perfectly legal. We wished as tanners to protect ourselves against the high prices which the butchers might demand. We have alleged two special instances of breach of contract on tho part of the Defendant. The understanding of parties was that the convention should last as long as they remained in the same position. The pleas of the Defendant, as to the agreement coming to an end by the Notice given by him in June 1866 and the objection that no prices were fixed in the convention, itself, are.rebutted by the fact that on 31st March 1866 the Defendant wrote a letter to Plaintiff, fixing the prices of the skins from, and after that date; she accepted this arrangement and it was acted upon by both...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786025
  • 9781236786029