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Hathaway v. Sabin
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The Plaintiff alleged he was ready to perform, but that the Defendant breached by failing to provide a hall. The Defendant contended he was excused from opening and heating the hall due to the apparent impossibility of the musicians reaching the town. There had been a violent snowstorm in Montpelier that suspended most trains and made travel extremely difficult. The lower court directed a verdict for the Plaintiff for $75 plus interest.
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