Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas Volume 94

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas Volume 94

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...taken in an action begun by The E. G. Rall Grain Company, doing business at Fort Worth, Tex., against The Missouri Pacific Railway Company and The Kemper Grain Company, of Wichita, Kan., 'to recover $574.55 damages by reason of its reliance upon the recitals of a bill of lading which was alleged to have been carelessly and fraudulently issued by The Missouri Pacific Railway Company at the instance of The Kemper Grain Company. There is no material dispute about the facts and, briefly stated, they appear to be that on November 20, 1912, the railway company issued, at La Crosse, Kan., its shipper's order bill of lading for a car of wheat to H. S. Fish, showing weight 64,690 pounds, consignee H. S. Fish, Wichita, Kan., with provision to notify The Kemper Grain Company at that point; that the bill of lading was sent to a bank in Wichita with draft attached; that the Kemper company paid the draft and took up the bill of lading; that the Kemper company sold the car to L. H. Harrod, who was doing business as Harrod & Company and also as The Harrod Grain Company, so that he might apply it on a contract he had with the Rall company, and on November 23, 1912, before the arrival of the car in Wichita, the Kemper company procured the railway company to sign and issue a bill of lading showing the weight of the car as 110,000 pounds, notwithstanding that when signing this latter bill of lading the clerk of the railway company had before him the original bill of lading showing the weight to be 64,690 pounds; that the Kemper company, knowing the actual weight, collected from Harrod for the car on the basis of 110,000 pounds; that Harrod sold the car to the Rall company, f. 0. b. Sherman, Tex., and sent the bill of lading with draft for $1425...show more

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  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236782852
  • 9781236782854