Hyde v Wrench [1840]

Facts

  • The claimant refused an offer to purchase land by sending a counter offer
  • The claimant then tried to accept the initial offer

Issue

  • Was a contract formed at the initial offer price

Decision

  • No contract

Reasoning

  • Rejection, or counter offer, destroys the offer so it can no longer be accepted
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