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What is TENDER

An offer of money; the act by which one produces and offers to a person holding a claim or demand against him the amount of money which he considers and admits to be due, in satisfaction of such claim or demand, without any stipulation or condition. Salinas v. Ellis. 26 S. C. 337, 2 S. E. 121; Tompkins v. Batie. 11 Neb. 147, 7 N. W. 747. 38 Am. Rep. 361 ; Holmes v. Holmes. 12 Rarb. (N. Y.) 144; Smith v. Lewis. 26 Conn. 110; Noyes v. Wyckoff, 114 N. Y. 20-1, 21 N. E. 158. Tender, in pleading, is a plea by defendant that he has heen always ready to pay the debt demanded, and before the commencement of the action tendered it to the plaintiff. and now brings it into court ready to be paid to him. etc. Brown.

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