Contracts Keyed to Farnsworth
Ricketts v. Scothorn
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Plaintiff, the maker of the note was Defendant’s grandfather. A witness recalled he came in and gave her the note stating that he had fixed it so she did not have to work any more. Plaintiff died two years later having only paid one year of interest and never payed the full balance of the note and has expressed regret regarding his failure to pay the note upon his death. There was no promise on the Plaintiff’s part to do or refrain to from doing anything, although she did abandoned the job in reliance on the note. One year after quitting her job as bookkeeper, Defendant secured another position as a bookkeeper.
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