File 12-08 - Bennett vs. Adams

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Bennett vs. Adams

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  • 1877 (Creation)

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4 documents

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Bill of Complaint; Affidavit of Adams; Affidavit of Bennett; Bill of Costs.

  • The Plaintiff is a bridge builder, the Defendant is a carpenter and joiner. The Defendant was contracted with the government of B.C. to build a bridge across the Quesnel River and asked the Plaintiff, who agreed, to work with him for a share in the profits and a partnership agreement. The Plaintiff ended up doing all of the work. The Defendant was paid in full, but would not disclose his accounts of the costs of construction. The Plaintiff believes that if her were to see these accounts, a considerable balance would be owed to him by the Defendant.

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