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Dickinson v. Dodds
Citation:In the Court of Appeal, Chancery Division, 1876. 2 Ch.Div. 463.
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On Wednesday, June 10, 1874 in England, John Dodds (defendant) provided George Dickinson (plaintiff) with a letter stating that he would sell him his property for £800, and that the offer was valid until that Friday at 9am. On Thursday, June 11, Dickinson was informed that Dodds changed his mind and intended to sell the property to Thomas Allen (defendant) instead. Dickinson gave Dodd’s mother-in-law a document expressing his intent to purchase the property. On Friday, June 12, Dickinson found Dodds and again provided him with the document accepting his offer. Dodds informed Dickinson that it was too later, as he already sold the property to Allen.
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