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Groves v. John Wunder Co.
Citation:Supreme Court of Minnesota 205 Minn. 163, 286 N.W. 235 (1939)
In August, 1927, J. Groves & Sons Company Company, a corporation owned a tract of 24 acres of Minneapolis suburban real estate that was zoned as heavy industrial property. Groves made a contract with the defendant where Defendant agreed to remove the sand and gravel and to leave the property “at a uniform grade, substantially the same as the grade now existing at the roadway.” Defendant paid 105k for the privilege of removing the gravel. The defendant intentionally breached the contract and only removed “the richest and best of the gravel.”
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