Washington Reports Volume 114
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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...than twenty-five thousand bushels. After examining the wheat, the parties went to the office of J. E. Frazier, an insurance agent, where the trade was completed. Mayer paid $40,000 cash and took an instrument in writing as follows: "J. E. FRAZIER "Insurance, Loans, Real Estate. ' ' Davenport, Washington. "Received from E. E. Mayer, Spokane, Washington, the sum of forty thousand and no one-hundredths ($40,000) dollars, in full payment of Eight Thousand Four Hundred (8400) bushels Bart Wheat, and Sixteen Thousand Six Hundred (16,600) bushels of Bluestem Wheat now in the Geo. W. Hoffman grain warehouse on railroad of the Washington Central Branch of the Northern Pacific Railroad at Davenport, Washington, to be delivered to said E. E. Mayer, f. o. b. cars, Davenport, Washington, whenever the said E. E. Mayer furnishes cars before April 1st, 1917. "Dated at Davenport, Washington, this 20th day of January, '1917. (Signed) George W. Hoffman, "By E. N. Imus, "E. Hoffman, "George E. Hoffman." Opinion Per MITCHELL, J. 114 wash The Hofimans had insurance on the wheat which was immediately transferred, upon demand of Mayer, to himself as owner of the wheat. George W. Hofi'man being absent, his insurance was canceled and in its stead a new policy issued to Mayer, while the other two Hofimans, it seems, assigned their policies of insurance to him. In moving the wheat, the respondent procured the cars and had them spotted on the track by the warehouse, whereupon the wheat was weighed and transferred by him and the Hoffmans from the warehouse to the cars. The first two car loads were taken on February 8, 1917. The proof is silent as to where the two car loads were taken. The balance of the wheat...
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