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Ranson v. Kitner
Illinois Appellate Court
31 Ill. App. 241 (1889)
Ranson and another (Ranson) (defendants) were hunting for wolves. Ranson mistook Kitner’s (plaintiff) dog for a wolf and killed it. Kitner sued Ranson to recover the value of the dog. At trial the jury found Ranson liable and awarded Kitner $50 in damages. Ranson appealed to the Appellate Court of Illinois.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Conger, J.)
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