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Hanson v. Johnson
Citation:201 N.W. 322 (Minn. 1924)
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The plaintiff owned and leased a farm to one Schrik under a written lease, the terms of which gave plaintiff two-fifths of the corn grown. The tenant gave a mortgage to defendant bank on his share of the crops. The tenant’s mortgaged property was sold at an bank auction. At this sale, a crib of corn was sold by the bank to the defendant. The plaintiff sued the defendant for an unspecified tort, claiming that at least some of the corn bought by the defendant was the plaintiff’s.
In an effort to prove that the corn was owned by plaintiff, the plaintiff testified over a hearsay objection that when the tenant was through husking corn while on the farm, and told the plaintiff “Mr. Hanson, here is your corn for this year, this double crib here and this single crib here is your share for this year’s corn; this belongs to you Mr. Hanson.
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