Taylor v. Godfrey
In Taylor v. Godfrey, 62 W. Va. 677, 59 S.E. 631 (1907), the Court attempted to define the concept of mistake as that concept is involved in equitable matters.
The Court stated that a mistake for which equity will give relief is defined as "some unintentional act, omission or error arising from unconsciousness, ignorance, forgetfulness, imposition or misplaced confidences." Id. at 683, 59 S.E. at 633.