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Gilton v. Chapman

Arkansas Supreme Court
230 S.W.2d 37 (1950)


Facts

Gilton (defendant) and Chapman (plaintiff) entered into an oral contract for Chapman to purchase property from Gilton. Chapman paid Gilton a $1,000 down payment for the property. The deal fell through when it appeared that Gilton refused to perform, and Chapman took back the $1,000 down payment. Chapman brought suit against Gilton, and the lower court ruled in favor of Chapman. Gilton appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Leflar, J.)

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