Collins sold tobacco to Reissman, agreeing upon a price. Upon delivery however, Reissman would not pay for it, claiming it to be wet. He also would not return the tobacco until a court order was drawn up.
Reissman boasted he could get the tobacco at a lesser than agreed upon price. Collins alleged that Reissman watered the tobacco himself and stated that he could prove this statement.
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015