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Adams v. Lindsell
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Adams v. Lindsell
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Defendants mailed their offer to sell on the 2nd of September, 1817. . The Defendants’ letter was misdirected and did not reach the plaintiffs until 7:00 p.m., Friday the 5th. That night, Plaintiffs accepted Defendant’s offer, and mailed it directly back in a timely manner. It was received by Defendant on the 9th, but they expected to receive it on the 7th and, in the meanwhile, had offered and sold their wool to another person. Plaintiffs brought suit for the losses they sustained by not receiving the fleeces.
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