Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of South Dakota Volume 25

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of South Dakota Volume 25

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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: ...to hold himself out to these defendants and the public as owner. of said lands, including the land referred to in the complaint; that on February 28, 1906, said F. M. Smith entered into a written contract with the defendants Cleaver and Lapier authorizing them to sell said 800 acres, stating in said contract that he was the owner thereof; that defendants sold said 800 acres under said contract, and said Smith-and his wife, the plaintiff, conveyed the same to defendant's buyer, George Ennenga; that said Smith failed to pay defendants the amount 'due as commission for mak ing said sale; and that the judgment against said F. M. Smith was for the said commission. The defendants further allege that the said F. M. Smith on February 28, 1906, entered into another contract with Cleaver and Lapier for the sale of the land described in plaintiff's complaint, wherein he represented himself to be the owner of said land, and authorized these defendants to make sale thereof; that during all of said time the record title thereof remained in F. M. Smith, as plaintiff well knew; and that plaintiff knew her husband, F. M. Smith, had entered into sa1d contract, and that the defendants Cleaver and Lapier were rendering services in and endeavoring to sell said land as the land of her said husband, and knew that defendants obtained the purchaser and made the sale of said 800-acre tract, and during all of said time failed to announce to the defendants her ownership of said lands or any portion thereof, and did absolutely nothing in the way of exercising ownership of said lands, and did not pay the taxes or receive the proceeds of products thereon, but permitted her hus hand during all of said time to represent himself as the owner of said...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884159
  • 9781236884152