The defendant orally agreed to buy a year's supply of gasoline of the plaintiff, it being understood that the agreement was to be put in writing. Plaintiff's agent presented two documents to the defendant, telling him that they embodied the oral agreement, and the defendant signed without reading them. One of the documents was in form a lease of defendant's filling station to plaintiff at a nominal rent. Plaintiff brought suit, based on the lease, for possession of the premises. Held, the lease is invalid. The defendant's negligence in signing without reading is immaterial. Phillips Petroleum Company v. Roth, (Minn. 1932) 242 N. W. 629.

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