McGillin v. Bennett - 132 U.S. 445 (1889)


U.S. Supreme Court

McGillin v. Bennett, 132 U.S. 445 (1889)

McGillin v. Bennett

No. 146

Argued December 5-6, 1889

Decided December 16, 1889

132 U.S. 445

Syllabus

A contract between the parties as to the sale of, and payment for, a ranch and cattle, interpreted as to the mode of payment provided for.

Where a defendant, on a trial, introduces, under the objection of the plaintiff, parol evidence of what occurred in negotiations between the parties prior to the making of a contract between them with a view to the construction of the contract, he cannot, on a writ of error to review a judgment against him, allege as error the admission of such evidence.

The case is stated in the opinion.



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