Cases Determined in the St. Louis and the Kansas City Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri, Volume 127

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Page 147 - When parties have deliberately put their engagements into writing, in such terms as import a legal obligation, without any uncertainty as to the object or extent of such engagement, it is conclusively presumed that the whole engagement of the parties, and the extent and manner of their undertaking, were reduced to writing...
Page 148 - ... to substitute a new and different contract for the one which was really agreed upon, to the prejudice, possibly, of one of the parties, is rejected. In other words, as the rule is now more briefly expressed, "parol contemporaneous evidence is inadmissible to contradict or vary the terms of a valid written instrument.
Page 242 - The court instructs the jury that if you believe and find from the evidence that...
Page 242 - ... the burden is upon the plaintiff to show by a preponderance of the evidence...
Page 280 - Whatever is notice enough to excite attention and put the party on his guard and call for inquiry, is notice of everything to which such inquiry might have led. When a person has sufficient information to lead him to a fact, he shall be deemed conversant of it.

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