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Unformatted text preview: tter of acceptance to Melissa and asked her to ignore the letter of rejection. The
rejection was received by Melissa on May 3, and the acceptance was received on May 4. A court
would find that a contract between Melissa and Jerry:
came into existence on May 2, when Jerry mailed the letter of acceptance.
came into existence on May 4, when Melissa received the letter of acceptance.
came into existence on May 4, when Melissa received the letter of acceptance, unless she could
prove that she had actually relied on the rejection to her detriment.
did not come into existence, because the rejection was received by Melissa prior to the receipt of
326. Michelle’s Boutique places an ad in the Sunday paper for beautiful, top-of-the-line designer suits
for $3.00. Irene sees the ad in the paper and goes to the store to stock up on business suits for
her new job. Michelle apologizes for the misprint. Irene has just finished a class in contract law
and insists that the sto...
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