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Sherwood v. Walker
Citation:Supreme Court of Michigan, 1887. 66 Mich. 568, 33 N.W. 919.
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Sherwood v. Walker
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Sherwood (Plaintiff) purchased a cow named Rose from Walker (Defendant). At the time of sale, both parties believed that Rose was barren and could not breed. Defendant sent plaintiff a letter agreeing to sell Rose for five and a half cents per pound, minus fifty pounds. Defendant subsequently discovered that Rose was with calf, and refused to sell her. Since Rose could be bred, she was worth significantly more than originally thought.
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