Betts Machine Company v. James Lee Jr. et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Betts Machine Company v. James Lee Jr. et al.
Case Date: 
1897
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Replevin

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
34
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This case is a writ of replevin…The Betts Machine Company sold a machine to James Lee Jr. and the parties agreed on a payment schedule. However Lee began having problems with the machine and refused to pay the second payment. The Betts Machine Co. now seeks to take back possession of the machine. They state that the contract specified that they would retain the title to the machine and could take back possession if payments were not made.