McGavock v. WoodliefAnnotate this Case
61 U.S. 221 (1857)
U.S. Supreme Court
McGavock v. Woodlief, 61 U.S. 20 How. 221 221 (1857)
McGavock v. Woodlief
61 U.S. (20 How.) 221
A broker who negotiates the sale of an estate is not entitled to his commission until he finds a purchaser in a situation and ready and willing to complete the purchase on the terms agreed upon between the broker and the vendor.
Where the judge files the statement of facts after the trial nunc pro tunc, it is reasonable to presume that be had been requested to do so at the trial.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.