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Fur & Wool Trading Co. v. George I. Fox, Inc.
New York Court of Appeals
245 N.Y. 215 (1927)
The plaintiff filed a complaint alleging that certain goods had been taken from it by force. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant knew the goods were stolen, received the goods, and then sold those goods for a large profit. However, the plaintiff did not know the precise amount that the goods were sold for. The plaintiff requested equitable relief by requiring the defendant to disclose the exact sales price and to pay the plaintiff that amount. The trial court determined that relief was only available through an action at law and dismissed the complaint. The plaintiff appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Andrews, J.)
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