Contracts I

Restatement Second of Contracts § 50


Acceptance of Offer Defined; Acceptance by Performance; Acceptance by Promise

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  1. Acceptance of an offer is a manifestation of assent to the terms thereof made by the offeree in a manner invited or required by the offer.
  2. Acceptance by performance requires that at least part of what the offer requests be performed or tendered and includes acceptance by a performance which operates as a return promise.
  3. Acceptance by a promise requires that the offeree complete every act essential to the making of the promise.