Contracts Keyed to Murray
Hay v. Fortier
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Henry Sawyer issued a bond to Hay (Plaintiff), which Fortier (Defendant) signed as a surety, promising to be responsible for the debt. The conditions of the bond were not met, and Defendant was requested to pay the debt. Defendant sent a letter to Plaintiff stating that she would pay $100 the following week and the remaining amount before April. Plaintiff replied by letter, stating that he would accept the $100 immediately and the balance before April. Defendant paid the $100, but not the remainder. Plaintiff sued Defendant for her failure to pay the remainder by April, as promised in her letter.
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