Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 143

Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 143

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...the car containing the mules was bedded with hay and was too close to the engine of said train. The court further finds that none of the mules was ever delivered at Kansas City, Missouri, their place of destination, and that none of them has been paid for by the defendant. The court further finds that at the time plaintiff entered into the contract marked Exhibit "A" there was no agreement betwe_en plaintiff and defendant as to the rate of freight to be charged on the car of mules, and that there was no specified amount as to the rate to be charged or as to whether there were two rates in existence at the time, and no agreement was made as to any particular rate. The court further finds the defendant did not have the rate as furnished by the Interstate Commerce Commission posted up in two places, or in any place in the depot or station at Chattanooga, Oklahoma, the station from which the mules were shipped. "The court further finds that the plaintifi did not make a written demand, in compliance with his contract, for the loss of his property or his amount of damage, within the time prescribed by the contract, but that defendant knew through its proper agents and servants of the loss and destruction of said property and that the same was not delivered to plaintifi at Kansas City, and that defendant also made ofiers to settle by paying the damages specified in the contract as to the amount therein for which amount defendant admits its liability for the loss of the mules. "The court further finds that the rate charged for the shipment of the mules from Chattanooga, Oklahoma, to Kansas City, Missouri; was the usual and customary rate charged for such shipments or carriage of that class of freight from Chattanooga, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236745434
  • 9781236745439