Ardente v. Horan – Case Brief Summary (Rhode Island)

In Ardente v. Horan, 117 R.I. 254, 260, 366 A.2d 162, 165 (1976), the plaintiffs had signed a purchase and sale agreement to buy the home of the defendant, but they indicated that they wanted the furniture in the home to be included as part of the sale. 117 R.I. at 256, 366 A.2d at 163.

The court held that the acceptance was not absolute as the items of furniture were part of the entire transaction. Id. at 260-61, 166.