Allegheny College v. National Chautauqua County Bank of Jamestown

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Allegheny College v. National Chautauqua County Bank of Jamestown
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Relevant Facts

Defendant promised to donate to plaintiff college and they relied on her promise.


Rules

When a charitable subscription is made, and the charity relies on the promise, a promissory estoppel may result from the assumption of duty to apply the fund as a substitute for consideration.