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 The 'well-settled rule' is that 'an offeree may not snap up an offer that is on its face manifestly too good to be true.' See Lange v. United States, 120 F.2d 886, 889 (4th Cir. 1941) (citing 1 Williston on Contracts § 94 (1936), and Restatement (First) of Contracts § 71(c) (1932)); accord Speckel v. Perkins, 364 N.W.2d 890, 893 (Minn. Ct. App. 1985); Limestone Realty Co. v. Town & Country Fine Furniture & Carpeting, Inc., 256 A.2d 676, 679 (Del. Ch. 1969). In Speckel, 364 N.W.2d at 893-94, for example, an attorney sent a letter to opposing counsel regarding a potential settlement agreement. In this letter, the attorney stated that the case at issue was not worth the policy limits of $ 50,000. The letter, which was dictated but not read, then proceeded to offer $50,000, rather than the $15,000 that the attorney had intended to offer. Although opposing counsel formally accepted the $50,000 offer, the court held that there was no offer capable of acceptance, because the letter on its face raised a presumption of error, due to its internal inconsistency, as well as a consequential duty on the recipient's part to inquire. ...

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