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Armory v. Delamirie
Citation:1 Str. 505 (1722)
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Armory v. Delamirie
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Armory worked as a chimney sweep. While sweeping one day he found a jewel. He took the jewel to a goldsmith, and the goldsmith’s apprentice took the jewel to weigh it. The apprentice removed all the stones, and then Armory was offered three halfpence for the jewel. Armory declined and asked for the jewel back, it was given back without the stones. Armory sued.
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