Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.
The parties to this action on December 11, 1916, in New York City, entered into a contract, the essential terms of which appear in the following letter from petitioner to respondent:
"Referring to our conversation this afternoon, I beg to advise that you are authorized to offer the steamer
Eskasoni' for sale for four hundred and seventy-five thousand...
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