Slater v. EmersonAnnotate this Case
60 U.S. 224 (1856)
U.S. Supreme Court
Slater v. Emerson, 60 U.S. 19 How. 224 224 (1856)
Slater v. Emerson
60 U.S. (19 How.) 224
Where a railroad company became embarrassed and were unable to pay the contractor, and a person interested in the company agreed to give the contractor his individual promissory notes if he would finish the work by a certain day, the contractor cannot recover upon the notes unless he finishes the work within the stipulated time.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.