Digest of Decisions of the Comptroller of the Treasury in Published Volume . 1-8

Digest of Decisions of the Comptroller of the Treasury in Published Volume . 1-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... entitled to recover the fair value of his services as upon an implied contract. 5 pub., 588. See infra, writing; and Claims, unliquidated. Order under a contract for a particular fiscal year. Under a contract to deliver 3,600 tons of coal, more or less, within the fiscal year 1900, 2,600 tons having been delivered thereunder within that year, the contractor is entitled to the price stipulated therein only, and not to the price stipulated in another contract to deliver coal within the fiscal year 1901, for 1,000 tons additional ordered in April and May, 1900, but not delivered by him within the prior fiscal year. 7 pub., 276. Outstanding liabilities, a contract in the nature of a trust. The transfer of the amount of a draft drawn in favor of a payee to his personal credit as an outstanding liability in pursuance of section 306, Revised Statutes, and the provisions of section 308, authorizing payment thereof, constitute a contract in the nature of a trust, to which full force and efficacy should ordinarily be given. 7 pub., 130. Partial completion of work where accepted. Under a contract for work on a public building in process of erection providing that the contractor shall be paid monthly for w'ork actually executed and put in place, he is, upon the complete destruction of the building by fire without fault of the contractor or of the Government, entitled to payment from the United States for the labor done and for such materials as have been actually worked into the building. 2 pub., 365. CONTRACTS--C..nt inued. Partial completion of work where accepted--Continued. A contractor having partially constructed a number of buildings under a contract which provided that payments for the work done should be made from time to time based upon estimates...show more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 567g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123655275X
  • 9781236552754