Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 119

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 119

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...discussed with Mr. Cooper the meaning of this provision of the specifications and explained to him what was meant thereby. Mr. Graham stated that such discussion or explanation arose from the fact that at the home of Mrs. Graham in the preceding summer the same question had arisen in work there done, and that Mr. Cooper understood fully at the time that this was the meaning intended to he given by them to this provision of the specifications. Md. Opinion of the Court. in our opinion such construction was the proper one to be placed thereon and the one intended by the parties to the contract. The plaintifi' not only failed to plane the floors, but also to oil them. ' With these facts before us, we can reach but one conclusion, and that is that the work that was to be done under the contracts mentioned has not been completed, and that much of the work done was not in compliance with the contracts and specifications. While the plaintiff and his witnesses say in general terms that the work has been complcted in compliance with the contracts and specifications, yet some of them admit that certain defects of a serious character may be found in the work, and they do not deny that the plaintif f has failed to do other important things that under the contracts he was to do. We will here state that we find no evidence in the record to sustain the charge of $25 for extra work. We will now consider the first contention of the defendant as we have stated it: By the supplemental contracct, as we have said, the-time at which the building was to be completed was extended to the first day of October, and it provided that should the appellee fail to complete the same at such date he was to pay to the appellant the sum of $5 per day as more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 123674280X
  • 9781236742803