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Hadley v. Baxendale
Citation:Court of the Exchequer 9 Exch. 341, 156 Eng.Rep. 145 (1854)
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Hadley v. Baxendale
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The mill was stopped by a breakage of the crank shaft, which was required for the mill. The plaintiffs sent one of their servants to the office of the defendants for the purpose of having the shaft carried to Greenwich. The defendants delayed the delivery by some neglect, and the plaintiffs did not receive the new shaft for several days after they would otherwise have received it, and they lost the profits they would otherwise have received from the operation of the mill.
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