Pym v Campbell [1856]


  • Pym agreed to sell a 1/8 interest in his machine to Campbell and a written document was signed
  • Following inspection, Campbell did not honour the written agreement


  • Could Pym sue for breach of contract


  • No breach


  • The agreement evidenced a requirement of satisfaction by Campbell, therefore there could be no agreement as Campbell was not satisfied
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