Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Washington Volume 22

Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Washington Volume 22

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of certain real estate in King county, and the appellant was in possession thereof as lessee under a lease. The Opinion of the Court--Rmvrs, J. 22 Wash. lease, by its terms, expired on the first of April, 1899. Appellant maintained that respondent Schneider entered into a verbal agreement with appellant to re-lease the premises for a period of three years and five months from on or about the 20th day of October, 1898, upon terms and conditions then agreed upon; that by virtue of this re-lease the existing lease was resc-inded by mutual consent at once, and under the terms of the re-lease the lessee would pay the same rent as provided in the existing lease to the first day of April, 1899, and thereafter an increased rental per month; that, in addition thereto, the lessee should immediately do certain work and make certain improvements on the premises, and that the appellant, relying upon the parol agreement, went immediately to work and performed labor and expended some money in carrying out his part of the agreement; that, after the respondent had requested appellant to have the terms of the release so agreed upon put in writing, which respondent agreed to execute, respondent leased the premises to the defendant and or respondent, Prentice. Respondents denied the parol agreement to re-lease the premises, and also denied the part performance alleged by appellant. At the conclusion of the testimony for appellant, the superior court sustained a motion for a non-suit, and denied the relief prayed for by the appellant. ' It may be conceded that the parol agreement appeared to be established from the testimony adduced, but a careful examination of the evidence of the appellant does not sustain his allegation of the part performance of his...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876369
  • 9781236876362