At common law a lease for a term of years (other than a lease by a corporation) might be made by parol.
The submission may be effected sometimes by parol, sometimes by written instrument, sometimes by deed or deed poll.
If, however, a legatee be described by initials of his name only, parol evidence may be given to prove his identity.
In Maryland, the strict rules of construction prevail, and no parol evidence is admitted except as in England.
The rule was laid down, "by parol the party is not obliged."
Simple, or parol contracts, are those not embraced in the three previous classifications which constitute the formal contracts.
The moment it gets into a letter, that moment the parol statement ends.
parol contemporaneous evidence will show that General MacArthur told them, substantially, that they were “riding for a fall.”
The mistake may, to a certain extent, be rectified by parol evidence.
Both kinds of sales may be by deed or sealed contract as well as by parol or orally.