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Mills v. Wyman
Citation:3 Pick. (20 Mass.) 207
Levi Wyman was 25-years old when he became ill while on a voyage at sea. Mills (plaintiff) took care of Levi while he was ill. Levi’s father (defendant) later wrote a letter to Mills, promising to pay for the expenses incurred while he (Mills) took care of Levi. There was no consideration for this promise and Levi’s father never paid the promised money. Mills sued Levi’s father to enforce the promise.
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