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Unformatted text preview: in. In deciding the dispute in question, the court
look to the subjective intent of Harris.
use an objective standard based on how a reasonably prudent businessperson would have
interpreted the letter to Douglas.
decide that an offer had not been made if any of the usual terms were omitted.
decide on the basis of what Douglas considered the writing to be.
236. Harry promised to sell his guitar to Harriet, who promised to pay him $1,000. After Harriet
tendered payment, Harry reneged on his promise, so Harriet filed suit. Which of the following is
The consideration for Harry’s promise is sufficient.
This is a unilateral contract so only Harry is bound.
Harriet cannot enforce Harry’s promise because she neither incurred a legal detriment nor
received a legal benefit.
In a bilateral contract, each party is bound only if each both receives a legal benefit and incurs a
legal detriment. 237. Harry’s mother, Harriet, calls her son upon the birth of his daughter, Hariette. Mom says, “I’m
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course BUL 3130 taught by Professor Schupp during the Fall '12 term at UNF.
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