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Goodison v. Nunn
100 Eng.Rep. 1288 (1792)
Goodison (plaintiff) entered an agreement to sell his estate to Nunn (defendant) for 210 pounds. Under the agreement, if Nunn did not complete the contract, he was to pay Goodison 21 pounds. Goodison did not convey his estate to Nunn. Goodison also did not take any steps or make any actual attempt to convey his estate to Nunn. Goodison brought suit against Nunn for the 21 pounds due if Nunn failed to complete the transaction. The case was considered before the King’s Bench.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Lord Kenyon, C.J.)
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