The Operative Miller Volume 16

The Operative Miller Volume 16

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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: ...mill and a part of that time was foreman; that the vendees were taken through the mill by the vendor, who showed them the different machines--the cutters, the coilers, the planers--and that the vendees "looked at all the machines" and made objection to a small engine, which, by agreement, the vendor repaired. We have here the situation of the vendees--one experienced in hoop mills--watching the mill in operation, then taken through it and, after inspection of its machinery, entering an objection to one of the engines, with the very defects in the other machinery of which they now complain--absent parts, twisted legs, broken cogs and patched parts--staring them in the face, yet saying they did not observe these conditions, but relied upon the representations of the vendor. If we harmonize the testimony, of the vendees as to the representations of the vendor, it amounts to his saying it was a dandy mill and convenient and did good work. The vendees saw it work; could observe for themselves whether it was convenient, and could easily have observed the defects they now chiefly complain of. A court of equity will not undertake any more than a court of law, to relieve a party from the consequences of his own inattention and carelessness. Where the means of knowledge are at hand and equally available to both parties, and the subject of purise is alike open to their inspection, if the purchaser does not avail himself of these means and opportunities, he will not be heard to say that he has been deceived by the vendor's misrepresentations. If, having eyes, he will not see matters directly before them, where no concealment is made or attempted, he will not be entitled to favorable consideration when he complains that he has suffered from...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,048g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885783
  • 9781236885784