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Johnson v. Otterbein University
Citation:41 Ohio 527 (Oh. 1885)
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Johnson signed and delivered a note to an agent of Otterbein University promising to pay off Otterbein University’s $100 debt as long as the $100 was used to pay off that debt and nothing else. When Johnson failed to pay the debt, he defended that the note was without consideration and therefore unenforceable.
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