William Glenn & Sons v. Southern Express Co.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William Glenn & Sons v. Southern Express Co.
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Breach of Contract

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
139
Notes / Description: 

William Glenn & Sons was to receive $856.00 from a collecting agent. Package endorsed as containing this amount, but actually $200 short. Plaintiffs sued to collect the deficit. Southern Express Co. maintained that it was not notified of the loss until 6 or 7 months after the delivery, rather than the 30 days stipulated on the receipt.