Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 152

Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 152

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...in view of defendant's refusal to offer performance, and the judgment of the trial 152 App.----28 JOHNSON, J.--This is a suit to recover two hundred and fifty dollars, with interest, paid by plaintiff to defendant on the purchase price of a farm defendant sold plaintiff and subsequently failed to convey. A trial before a jury resulted in a verdict and judgment for plaintiff for the sum demanded in the petition, and de fendant appealed. The controversy arises out of a written contract made by the parties October 20, 1908, by the terms of which defendant sold to plaintiff a part of his farm in Cooper county at the price of sixty dollars per acre. The contract was as follows: .--"Know all men by these presents: That this agreement, made and entered into this 20th day of October, 1908, by and between Frank P. Kriling of Polk county, Missouri, and Milton Cramer of Cooper county, Missouri, . "Witnesscth, that the said Frank P. Kriling has this day bought from the said Milton Cramer about 160 acres of the land now occupied by the said Milton Cramer, described as follows: "All of the land south of the county road except 40 acres adjoining Thoma Place, on the north and west, for and in consideration of $60.00 per acre. "The above tract to be surveyed a.nd deed made on or before January 1st, 1909, ' and possession given Jan-. nary 1st, 1909, and the said Frank P. Kriling pays $250.00 as part purchase price on said farm, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged. FRANK P. KRILING, MILTON CRAMER." Plaintiff made the "down" payment of two hundred and fifty dollars as provided in the contract. He al leg_: el in his petition and testified, over the objection of defendant, that the contract failed to...show more

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