Hay v. Fortier

102 A. 294 (1917)

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Hay v. Fortier

Maine Supreme Court
102 A. 294 (1917)

  • Written by Mary Pfotenhauer, JD

Facts

Henry Sawyer issued a bond to Hay (plaintiff), which Fortier (defendant) signed as a surety, promising to be responsible for the debt. The conditions of the bond were not met, and Fortier was requested to pay the debt. Fortier sent a letter to Hay stating that she would pay $100 the following week and the remaining amount before April. Hay replied by letter, stating that he would accept the $100 immediately and the balance before April. Fortier paid the $100, but not the remainder. Hay brought suit against Fortier for her failure to pay the remainder by April, as promised in her letter.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (King, J.)

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