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Embry v. Hargadine, McKittrick Dry Goods Co.
Citation:127 Mo.App. 383.
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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The Appellant (Embry) was seeking a renewal of his soon-to-expire contract with the Appellee (McKittrick Dry Goods), or else the Appellant would quit right then and there. In a hurry, the Appellee (McKittrick, the president), told him “Go ahead, you’re all right; get your men out and don’t let that worry you.” Appellant believed that his employment had been renewed, and when it was terminated, he sued in court for breach of contract.
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