Re-affirmed general rule that plaintiff can only recover for his own
A, buyer of land, promised B, seller of land, that part of purchase price
was payable to C.
B claimed damages on ground A had wrongfully repudiated contract.
House of Lords held A had not repudiated contract and B had no action.
But had B had an action he could
have recovered his own loss only and not claimant’s.
Stated Jackson was a case
calling for special treatment.