Gump Investment Company v. S. S. Tipton

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Gump Investment Company v. S. S. Tipton
Case Date: 
1936
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
147
Notes / Description: 

Nance Motor Co. repossessed Tipton's Plymouth because of delinquent payment. Gump held the note. Unbeknown to Tipton, his son, Will Tipton, bought the car on the same day it was repossessed. Will wrecked the car & Nance picked it up for repair. When Nance attempted to return the car to Will, he would not take it. Nance then went to defendant to induce him to take the car. He would not. Testimony: Alan Gump, W. J. Flynn, Clay Johnson, O. D. &, L. D. Nance, Mack Pearman, D. E. Ritchie, Nola Ann Sams.