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Ryan v. New York Central R.R
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Defendant owned a woodshed, which was set on fire either by carelessness or by a defect in one of its engines. Plaintiff’s house was 130 feet from the shed. It was consumed in the fire despite diligent efforts to save it. Plaintiff sued Defendant. Defendant moved for a nonsuit, which was granted. The nonsuit was affirmed. Plaintiff appealed.
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