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Adams v. Lindsell
Citation:106 Eng.Rep. 250.
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Adams v. Lindsell
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The Defendant (Lindsell) wrote a letter to the Plaintiff (Adams) on September 2, offering to sell them wool. However, they mailed the letter to the incorrect address, and the delayed letter only reached the Plaintiff on September 5. The Plaintiffs wrote an answer that day, and returned the mail, which arrived September 9. However, the Defendants had been expecting an answer by September 7 (if they had not misdirected it), and therefore, by September 8, had sold the wool to another.
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