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Harris v. Watson
Citation:King's Bench, Peake Rep. 102, 170 Eng. Rep. 94 
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On a voyage to Lisbon, Commander, in consideration that Sailor would perform some extra work, promised to pay Sailor five guineas over and above his usual wages. The ship was in danger so the Commander promised the extra wages as inducement.
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