July 5, 2011
Where promoter sent telegram to boxer, under contract to engage in boxing match, stating that representatives of life and accident insurance companies would call on boxer to examine him in accordance with contract, boxer’s telegram in reply stating that he was too busy training for another match to waste time on insurance representatives and that promoter had no contract and should stop kidding himself and boxer was a repudiation of contract.
Chicago Coliseum Club v. Dempsey, 265 Ill. App. 542 (Ill. App. Ct. 1932)
Suggested by Alan Gray, Law Student; Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; New York, NY