Georgia Reports Volume 114

Georgia Reports Volume 114

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...(300.00) dollars has been paid, and any neglect on my Pa" 5 pay said rent when due shall entitle said Amerifillfl Jewelry & Music Co., or their assigns, to repossess above-described property without hindrance or process of law, and I forfeit all that has been paid on above-described property as rent for and during the time said property has been in my possession. Ifurther promise to protect and keep in good order the said property and not allow the same to go out of my possession. Fully understanding all the above conditions I hereto aflix my hand and seal. John VV. Walters L. S. Witness: Cal. J. Schneider. Americus, Ga., Dec. 27, 1894." All the body of this contract was printed matter, except the names of the parties, the description of the property, the words and figures "fifteen (15.00) dollars," " month" and "three hundred (300.00) dollars," which were written with pen and ink, aprinted form evidently having been used in preparing the instrument for execution. On one side of the paper containing this contract a wide margin had been left upon which to enter credits of money paid on the contract. At the top of this margin was printed, in capital letters, the words, "Amounts paid on this rent note." Underneath this general heading, the margin was ruled into columns, headed, respectively, " Date," and " Amount," under which headings appeared many credits of small amounts, made at different dates, which amounted in the aggregate to $165. 1. The court did not construe this contract, but allowed parol evidence to be introduced for the purpose of explaining its tine intent and meaning. The plaintifl' contended that it was a rent contract, while the...
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  • Paperback | 452 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236920295
  • 9781236920294