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Wood v. Boynton
Citation:Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1885. 64 Wis. 265, 25 N.W. 42.
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Wood v. Boynton
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Wood (Plaintiff) went to Samuel B. Boynton’s (Defendant) jewelry shop to have jewelry repaired. Plaintiff owned a small stone, of unknown value, which she sold to defendant for $1 plus 10 cents interest. Defendant, who was also ignorant to the stone’s value, later learned that plaintiff’s stone was an uncut diamond, worth about $700. Plaintiff demanded that defendant return her stone.
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