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Moore v. Elmer
Citation:Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 180 Mass. 15, 61 N.E. 259 (1901)
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On January 11th, 1898, Elmer wrote a contract stating that if he died before 1900, Moore, a “clairvoyant” was to receive the balance of her mortgage note and the interest upon it. Elmer died and Moore sued to enforce the contract.
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