Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume 59

Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume 59

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...strong horses for towing, in good condition, and worth, altogether, $300. That said plaintiff knew nothing of either said horses or said canal boat, except from the representations and statements made concerning them by the defendant. That the plaintiff believed said statements and representations of the defendant to be true, and trusted and relied on them exclusively, in making said purchase. That said representations were each and every one of them false and untrue, and the defendant well knew said representations to be false and untrue at the time he made the same, and the plaintiff was cheated and deceived by said false representations of the defendant. That in fact and truth, said boat was upwards of seven years old, and had suffered much from decay in all her timbers. That her parts had been broken and patched with bands of iron, and said boat was in a dilapidated and ruinous condition, and not worth $900 at the time and place when said purchase was made. That said horses were poor, old and weak, and totally unfit for towing, and were not worth $5, all of which was well known to the defendant at the time he made the statements and representations aforesaid. That said representations and statements of the defendant were fraudulently made, for the purpose, and with the intent of deceiving, cheating and defrauding the plaintiff, and said plaintiff was deceived, cheated and defrauded thereby, by reason of which he sustained damage to the amount of $1000. 2d. For a further and separate cause of action against said defendant, the plaintiff alleged that said defendant did, on or about the 12th day of October aforesaid, wrongCleveland v. Barrows. fully and fraudulently take and carry away articles of furniture, beds, bedding, chairs, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919351
  • 9781236919359