Contracts Keyed to Dawson
Kirksey v. Kirksey
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Sister Anitillico (P), a widow with several children, was comfortably settled when she received a letter from Kirksey (D). P was the wife of D’s brother. In the letter D stated, “If you will come down and see me, I will let you have a place to raise your family…” Shortly after the receipt of the letter, P abandoned her possession and moved into D’s residence. She lived in D’s residence for two years in comfort, after which D forced her to move. P suffered loss and inconvenience. P won a judgment for $200 in damages and D appealed.
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