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Contracts Keyed to Marshall
Evans v. Roe
Citation:7 L.C.R.P. 138 (1872)
Plaintiff and defendants agreed that the plaintiff should serve the defendants, and that the defendants should retain and employ the plaintiff in their service in a certain capacity that of a foreman, at certain wages and salary per week and a house to live in for one year; that the plaintiff resided and was received into the service of the defendants under and in pursuance of the agreement, and that he did all things necessary on his part to entitle him to be continued in such service until the same was duly determined; yet the defendants, during the said period of service, dismissed the plaintiff from the said service, and put an end to the relation created by the said agreement, and had from thence hitherto refused to continue the plaintiff in their service or find him a house to live in, whereby the plaintiff was deprived of the wages and advantages which he would have derived from the service.
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