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Mitchill v. Lath
Citation:247 N.Y. 377, 160 N.E. 646
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Mrs. Mitchill (plaintiff) entered into an written agreement with the Laths (defendants) to purchase their farm. Mrs. Mitchill found the icehouse across the road to be an eyesore. In addition to the written agreement, the Laths orally promised to remove the icehouse across the road. Mrs. Mitchill obtained possession of the land and spent a considerable amount improving the property. The Laths, however, never removed the icehouse. Mrs. Mitchill brought suit against the Laths for their failure to remove the icehouse.
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