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Contracts Keyed to Calamari
Hoffman v. Chapman
Citation:Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1943. 182 Md. 208, 34 A.2d 438.
Plaintiff and defendant entered into a contract whereby the plaintiff would sell to the defendant a portion of a large parcel owned by the plaintiff. Unfortunately, despite the mutual agreement that the sale (and purchase price) would be for only a portion of the parcel, the plaintiff mistakenly covered by deed to the defendant the entire parcel. The defendant refused to deed back the excess property conveyed, and the plaintiff brought suit.
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