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Stanley J. How & Assoc., Inc. v. Boss
Citation:222 F.Supp. 936 (1963)
Plaintiff alleged that it had performed the required services and was entitled to a fee of $38,250. It seeks to collect the difference from Boss, a promoter of a corporation. The blanks in the contract were originally filled in by a representative of plaintiff; as originally prepared, the signature clause and the caption referred to “Boss Hotels Co., Inc.” as the “Owner.” However, when the contract was presented to Boss, he erased the words “Boss Hotels Co., Inc.” and inserted the language “By: Edwin A. Boss, agent for a Minnesota corporation to be formed who will be the obligor.” The project was ultimately abandoned after a substantial amount of architectural work had been performed.
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