Common Bench Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and in the Exchequer Chamber [1856-1865] .... New Series Volume 13

Common Bench Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and in the Exchequer Chamber [1856-1865] .... New Series Volume 13

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...the purpose for which it was intended. The plaintiff had contracted with Papineau for the conversion of the oxalic acid into sorrell; and Papineau had also examined the acid, and found no fault with it. The defendant was not the manufacturer of the oxalic acid. Under the first contract, about eleven tons and a half of oxalic acid were delivered by the defendant to the plaintiff against an equal quantity of sorrell delivered by the plaintiff to the defendant. After the second contract was made, Papineau went with the defendant and inspected about twelve tons of oxalic acid which was pointed out as that intended to be delivered to the plaintiff; and no objection was made to it. The deliveries of oxalic acid by the defendant to the plaintiff under this contract commenced on the 1st of January, 1861; and the deliveries of sorrell by the plaintiff to the defendant commenced on the 5th. In February, complaint was made by the plaintiff as to the colour of the oxalic acid: the defendant also complained of the inferiority of the sorrell. Each, however, continued to supply the_ article until June, when the defendant again complained of the quality of the sorrell. In the course of that month Papineau caused the oxalic acid to be analysed, when it was found to contain a considerable admixture (averaging about 10 per cent.) of sulphate of magnesia, ---Epsom salts. It appeared that the presence of sulphate of magnesia in oxalic acid cannot be detected by mere inspection. It also appeared that its presence seriously impeded the conversion of the oxalic acid into sorrell, as well as diminished the quantity. Papineau thereupon claimed compensation from the plaintiff; and the plaintiff sued the defendant upon his contracts, charging in one set of counts the..show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903056
  • 9781236903051