Ritchie v Atkinson: 1808

References: (1808) 10 East 295
Coram: Lord Ellenborough
Ratio:
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case cites:

  • Applied – Boone v Eyre ((1777) 1 Hy Bl 273)
    Unless the non-performance alleged to constitute the breach of the contract goes to the whole root and consideration of it the covenant broken is not to be considered as a condition precedent but as a distinct covenant for breach of which the party . .

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This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Hong Kong Fir Shipping Co v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd CA ([1962] 2 QB 26, Bailii, [1961] EWCA Civ 7, [1962] 1 All ER 474)
    The plaintiffs had recently acquired the ship the ‘Hong Kong Fir’ and contracted to charter it to the defendants, but being late in delivering it, the defendants cancelled the charterparty contract. The plaintiffs said the repudiation was wrongful, . .

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