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Morris v. Sparrow
Citation:225 Ark. 1019, 287 S.W.2d 583
Archie Sparrow (plaintiff) and Morris (defendant) entered into an agreement. Per the agreement, Sparrow would work sixteen weeks on Morris’ ranch for consideration of $400. Sparrow alleged that he was also promised additional consideration in the form of a brown horse. Sparrow had spent his spare time on the ranch training the animal into a skilled roping horse. Morris, on the other hand, alleged that Sparrow would only receive the horse on the condition that his work on the ranch was satisfactory. Believing his work to be unsatisfactory, Morris refused to deliver the horse but paid Sparrow the $400. Sparrow sued Morris for specific performance for the delivery of the horse.
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