In Berry v. Brown, 107 N.Y. 659, it was held that "an agreement by a third person with an outgoing member of a firm to relieve him from and indemnify him against the firm debts, where no consideration passed to the promisor, cannot be enforced against him by a creditor of the firm."Summary of this case from Lennon v. Lyon
Argued October 25, 1887
Decided November 29, 1887
Joseph H. Choate and James F. Gluck for appellant.
Spencer Clinton for respondents.
EARL, J., reads for reversal and new trial.