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New York Central Iron Works Co. v. United States Radiator Co.

Court of Appeals of New York
66 N.E. 967 (1903)


Facts

United States Radiator Co. (Radiator) (defendant) entered into an executory contract whereby it agreed to supply New York Central Iron Works Co. (Iron Works) (plaintiff) with all of its radiator needs for the year for a specified price. Radiator supplied the radiator needs for the year until it had delivered 48,000 feet of radiation. This was the most Iron Works had required in the past, but Iron Works continued to send in orders. Radiator refused to fill the additional orders, which would have put the yearly total at over 100,000 feet of radiation. Iron Works filed suit for damages for breach of the contract. The trial court found for Iron Works. Radiator appealed to the Court of Appeals of New York.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (O’Brien, J.)

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