Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 61

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 61

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...left undetermined. The defendant testifies that when he rejected Prof. Stayman's offer, he asked him if that closed the negotiation, and that Stayman replied, "Yes." On this point, Dr. Stayman testifies, that when the offer of twenty thousand dollars, which was made by his brother, was "indignantly" rejected, with the statement that he had been offered much more by Mr. Spence, he thought the whole property was dropped; and that, after this, negotiation was wholly and entirely abandoned; and "he, in his own mind, abandoned all idea of buying the property." He states that he got his brother to help him hunt up an investment for his wife, because he was out of health. Mr. John K. White testifies, that this property was placed in his hands about two or three years before the sale was effected; that on the 12th or 13th of Man-ch, _1882, Mr. McSherry, (who was attorney for Mrs. Stayman, ) called on him and said he had thirty thousand dollars to invest, and asked what property he had in his hands. Amongst other property, he mentioned the appellees property. McSherry then told him this property had been rejected. Witness asked McSherry at what price it had been rejected, and was told $25,000, and a lease upon one house, which appellee wanted, at $1100 per annum. Witness said to McSherry, that he thought Miller would lease at $1200, whereupon he was directed to see him. He called on Miller and informed him of what had passed between himself and McSherry, and Miller agreed to take a lease at $1200 per annum. Miller then fixed his terms and told White what commissions he would pay him. On the 17th of March, White was authorized by Stayman to offer twenty-five thousand dollars for the property, and Miller to...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830563
  • 9781236830562