Maine Reports Volume 113

Maine Reports Volume 113

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...abandons the wife, or by his ill-treatment compels her to leave his house, he is liable for her necessaries and gives her a general credit to that extent. 5. When the wife is justified in living apart from her husband, he is not discharged from liability by showing that the contract was in fact made without his authority and contrary to his wishes, nor will his general advertisement or particular notice effect the case. 6. In all such cases, if the husband seeks to escape her pledge of his credit, he should not only provide suitable necessaries through persons of his own choice, but make that provision known to his wife. On motion for new trial by the defendant. Motion overruled. This is an action of assumpsit on an account annexed, brought in the Municipal Court for the City of Biddeford, in the County of York, at May term, 1914, to recover for certain merchandise furnished by plaintiffs to the defendant's wife, who was living apart from her husband. Plea, the general issue. The Judge of the Municipal Court gave judgment in favor of the defendant, and the plaintiff thereupon appealed from said judgment to the Supreme Judicial Court. The jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff for $14.69, and the defendant filed a general motion for a new trial., The case is stated in the opinion. Paquin & Webber, for plaintiffs. Louis B. Lausier, for defendant. SITTING: SAVAGE, C. J., SPEAK, Brnn, HALEY, HANSON, PHILBROOK, JJ. HANSON, J. Action of assumpsit for merchandise furnished to the defendant's wife while she was living separate from him. The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiffs in the sum of $14.69. The case is before this court on the defendant's general motion for a new trial. The plaintiffs are grocers in the...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976320
  • 9781236976321