Kingston v. Preston

Court of Kingís Bench, 1773.

2 Doug. 689.

Dawson, pp. 780-781

 

Facts: The plaintiff and defendant contracted for the plaintiff to serve as the defendantís assistant in his silk business for 15 months.The defendant would pay the plaintiff £200, and then at the end of the 15 months he would give the plaintiff his business to run with the defendantís nephew.

 

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