Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 127

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 127

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... does not render the husband incompetent, on account of interest, from testifying to the wife's suit as to transactions between his wife and the decedent. p. 383 In such a suit, it appeared that on several occasions, when the plaintiff was sick, the wife employed another woman to assist in caring for the decedent; evidence of such employment is admissible, as tending to show the condition of the decedent and the extent of care and attention the plaintifl was required to give him. p. 383 The testimony of witnesses who had frequently talked with the plaintifl' while she was rendering the services, is admissible, to show that she had said she expected to be paid for them. p. 383 Without having to be experts, persons who were personally familiar with the character and extent of the services rendered may testify as to What was their value. p. 384 Decided January 11th, 1916. Appeals from the Court of Common Pleas of Baltimore City. (Gonrnn, J.) ' Augusta Marx sued the estate of her father-in-law, for services, to him, in nursing him, and earring for his clothes for 550 weeks; the verdict and judgment being in favor of the plaintiff, for $1,000, the defendant, the executor, took this appeal. The cause was argued before Born, C. J., Bnrscom THOMAS, PAT'_1'ISON, URNER and Srocxnnrnon, JJ. t G. Clem Graetzel and Frank Driscoll, for the appellant. (7. Ross Mace and W. Calvin Uhesnut (with Whom was Carroll Hunter on the brief), for the appellee. Md_ Opinion of the Court. PATTISON, J., delivered the opinion of the Court. John Marx, by his will executed in May, 1901, devised to his daughter, Gertrude Sippel, fifteen acres of land in Baltimore County. To his son George he gave the sum of two thousand dollars "or the more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236983939
  • 9781236983930