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Contracts--Parol Evidence Rule--Admissibility Of Agency Not Appearing In Written Contract, Robert R. Skinner Nov 1971

Contracts--Parol Evidence Rule--Admissibility Of Agency Not Appearing In Written Contract, Robert R. Skinner

West Virginia Law Review

How does the parol evidence rule apply to a written contract which on its face appears to have only two parties, but in which one of the parties wants to introduce extrinsic evidence that one of the signatories is an agent for another person? Part one of this note will discuss present case law and part two will show how that law compares with modem theories of the parol evidence rule.