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Mills v. Wyman
Citation:20 Mass. (3 Pick.) 207.
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Mills v. Wyman
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The plaintiff brought this action to recover compensation taking care of and housing of Levi Wyman, the son of the defendant. Levi was about 25 years old when the services had been rendered and had long ceased to be a member of his fathers family. He had been at sea, and upon returning was poor and had relieved by the plaintiff. After all the expenses had been incurred, the defendant wrote a letter to the plaintiff promising to pay him for his expenses. Defendant did not pay. Plaintiff sued.
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