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Swift v. Tyson
Citation:41 U.S. (16 Pet.) 1 (1842)
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Swift v. Tyson
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Tyson (Defendant) gave a bill of exchange to a third party in payment for land that the third party did not in fact own, and therefore could not legitimately sell. The third party endorsed the bill over to Swift (Plaintiff) in payment of a debt. Swift brought suit against Tyson in order to enforce the bill of exchange.
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