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Laidlaw v. Organ
Citation:15 U.S. 178.
Organ purchased 111 hogshead of tobacco from Laidlaw. Organ learned through his contacts that the War of 1812 was ending. Organ immediately went to Laidlaw to finalize the sale. Laidlaw asked if Organ had any news that may affect the price or value of the tobacco and Organ responded in the negative. The tobacco was immediately delivered to Organ. Laidlaw soon after learned that the War of 1812 had ended and repossessed the tobacco the next morning.
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