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Canadian Industrial Alcohol Co. v. Dunbar Molasses Co.
Citation:258 N.Y. 194, 179 N.E. 383
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Canadian Industrial Alcohol Co. (“Canadian”) (plaintiff) contracted with Dunbar Molasses Co. (“Dunbar”) (defendant) to purchase approximately 1,500,000 gallons of molasses. The shipments were to begin following April 1, 1928 and were to be spread out during the warm weather. Dunbar shipped Canadian their entire refinery’s output of 344,083 gallons of molasses. Dunbar failed to deliver any more molasses. Canadian sued Dunbar for damages. Dunbar alleged that its duty was conditioned by the implied term of the refinery’s ability to produce enough molasses to fill Canadian’s order.
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