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Kelley v. Hance
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In September 1926, Plaintiff agreed to excavate land in front of Defendant’s property and construct a concrete sidewalk and curb. Plaintiff was to begin work within a week and complete the project before the cold weather arrived. Plaintiff did not begin work until December 4, 1926, at which time he removed a strip of land in front of Defendant’s property. Plaintiff never constructed any part of the sidewalk or curb. On March 2, 1927, Defendant canceled the contract. Plaintiff sued to recover the reasonable value of the work he had performed. The trial court found Plaintiff was entitled to recover $133.68 for the reasonable value of the work performed. Defendant appealed.
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