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Mills v. Wyman
Citation:20 Mass. (3 Pick.) 207.
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Mills v. Wyman
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Wyman’s 25 year old son, Levi, fell ill while traveling. Mills cared for Levi from February 5, 1821 until Levi’s death on February 20, 1821. On February 24, 1821, Wyman wrote a letter to Mills promising to pay him for the expenses incurred caring for Levi.
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