Contracts Keyed to Crandall
Beard Implement Co. v. Krusa
Plaintiff agreed to sell the defendant a combine, which was finalized through the defendant signing a purchase order that stated the order was subject to the acceptance of the dealer and reserved a space for the dealer to sign. The defendant revoked his offer to the plaintiff while unware if the agreement was ever signed by the plaintiff. Plaintiff sued for breach of contract. However, the defendant argued the parties never entered into a binding contract because the defendant never signed off on the agreement as was required in the purchase order. Thus, the offer was revocable.
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