Thompson v. Libbey

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Thompson v. Libbey
Court Supreme Court of Minnesota
Citation 34 Minn. 374, 26 N.W. 1 (1885)
Date decided 1885

Facts

The plaintiff sold logs to the defendant, and they had a written agreement spelling out the terms of the contract in detail.

Issues

Whether the defendant could proffer evidence of oral agreements which contradicted the written contract.

Holding

The court refused a new trial.

Rule

Where a writing is complete on its face and pertains to the whole agreement, it is acknowledged as a full expression of the agreement of the parties.