Henthorn v Fraser [1892]

Facts

  • An offer was sent by post requesting acceptance within 14 days
  • The offer was revoked before postal acceptance was recieved; however the acceptance had already been posted

Issue

  • Was the acceptance valid?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The postal rule from Adams v Lindsell (1818) applies where it would be reasonable for acceptance to take place by post
RELATED CASE  Robinson v Harman [1848]

Posted in Contract Law Revision Notes.

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