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" Where the circumstances are such that it must have been within the contemplation of the parties that, according to the ordinary usages of mankind, the post might be used as a means of communicating the acceptance of an offer, the acceptance is complete... "
The Law Quarterly Review - Page 184
by Sir Frederick Pollock, Alfred Edward Randall, Arthur Lehman Goodhart - 1892
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Engineering Law, Volume 1

Alexander Haring - Engineering law - 1911
...considers that it is a case in which this result ought to be reached. I \ should prefer to state the rule thus: Where the circumstances are such that it must...usages of mankind, the post might be used as a means of communication the acceptance of an offer, the acceptance is complete as soon as it is posted.50 It...
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Transvaal Law Reports: Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court

Transvaal (Colony). Supreme Court - Law - 1903
...cannot think that it could be held in the words of Lord HER.SCHEL that " the circumstances were such that according to the ordinary usages of mankind the...means of communicating the acceptance of an offer." It is argued on behalf of the plaintiff that we must look at the circumstances as they existed at the...
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Law of contract

William Theophilus Brantly - Contracts - 1912 - 560 pages
...considers that it is a case in which this result ought to be reached. "I should prefer to state the rule thus : Where the circumstances are such that it must...ordinary usages of mankind, the post might be used as the means of communicating the acceptance of an offer, the acceptance is complete as soon as it is...
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Commentaries on the law of contracts: being a consideration of the ..., Volume 1

William Frederick Elliott - Law - 1913
...Moffett-West Drug Co., 148 Mo. App. 327, 128 SW 7; Falls Wire Mfg. Co v. Broderick, 12 Mo. App. 378. are such that it must have been within the contemplation of the parties that the post was to be or might be used as a means of communicating an acceptance of the offer, then the...
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Principles of the law of contracts

Hugh Evander Willis - Contracts - 1914 - 263 pages
...aceptance takes effect when it is posted. Sending an offer, under circumstances indicating that it must be within the contemplation of the parties that, according to the ordinary usages of mankind, a certain means may be used in communicating the acceptance, makes that means the agent of the offerer....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 62

Montana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...Lord Herschell announcing the rule to be: "That where the circumstances under which an offer is made are such that it must have been within the contemplation...used as a means of communicating the acceptance of it, the acceptance is complete as soon as it is posted." And so it is of the transaction before us....
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...in a part of the building of the landlord. Under these circumstances it cannot be said that it was within the contemplation of the parties that, according...be used as a means of communicating the acceptance. It follows that the lease took effect only on the 1st day of April, 1920, and the defendant therefore...
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The Miscellaneous Reports: Cases Decided in the Inferior Courts ..., Volume 117

Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...in a part of the building of the landlord. Under these circumstances it cannot be said that it was within the contemplation of the parties that according...be used as a means of communicating the acceptance. -. It follows that the lease took effect only on the 1st Misc.] Appellate Term, Second Department,...
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Cases on business law

William Everett Britton, Ralph Stanley Bauer - Commercial law - 1922 - 1563 pages
...implication arises ( 1 ) when the post is used to make the offer and no other mode is suggested, and (2) when the circumstances are such that it must have been within the contemplation of the parties that the post would be used in making the answer. * * * The contract is complete in such a case when the...
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Complete Digest of All Lawyers Reports Annotated from 1 L.R.A. to ..., Volume 7

Law - 1922
...authorizes its acceptance through the same agency where he suggests no other mode of acceptance, or where the circumstances are such that it must have been within the contemplation of the parties that the post would be used in making the answer, and in such cases a contract is complete when the letter...
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