The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 76

The Texas Criminal Reports Volume 76

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...Hopkins County, but he and his brother had been in Baylor County during the months of October, November and December picking cotton, and were on their return by way of Commerce to their home. They stopped in Greenville on the 18th day of December, went into appellant's store and looked' at and priced some clothing. Stacy, after examining through the stock, found a suit of clothes which pleased him. It was marked $10.48. He offered appellant $7.50 for the suit. The appellant insisted, however, on $8.50 for the suit. He says that after quite a while defendant agreed to take $8 for the suit. He and his brother left the store, after walking around the town, returned to appellant's store and told him that he would take the suit at $8 if he would have the pants cut to fit. The pants were not hemmed but were stitched around the bottom. The defendant agreed to have the pants made to fit and did so. Stacy then asked appellant to throw in a belt, which he did. He also bought a suit of underwear, for which he was to pay '75 cents. He put on the underclothing and the suit and pulled out his money in payment and passed it to appellant, consisting of a five dollar bill, a one dollar bill and three dollars in silver. This made nine dollars. Appellant eon-. tended his price was $8.50 for the suit and '75 cents for the underwear, which made $9.25. Stacy contended that he was to get the suit for $8, underclothing at '75 cents, and that appellant owed him 25 cents. Stacy says upon this disagreement he pulled off the clothes and appellant handed him back $6, retaining three dollars of the money. Stacy says, "we argued for a while, and I picked up the two bills, the five dollar bill and the one dollar bill, and told him that the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236893255
  • 9781236893253