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Postmaster Is A Public
Postmaster Is A Public Offi Cer. A Postmaster Is A Public Officer, And Not Tech Nically A Bailee. So The Assistants Or Clerks In The Office, Appointed And Sworn In As Required By Law, Are Public Officers. The Government Is The Bailee, And These Offi Cers Are Simply Its Servants. ...

Principal Defined
Principal Defined. The From Whom Ihe Agent's Authority Emanates, Or Who Has The Power To Subsequently Ratify The Agent's Act, Is The Principal. The Principal Is Also Called The Employer, Constituent Or Chief. ...

Principals Right And Power
Principal's Right And Power To Revoke Distin Guished. While The Principal Has The Power To Re Voke Any Agency, At Will, Save Those Coupled With An Interest, It Does Not Follow That In Every Such Case He Has Such An Unqualified Right To Revoke As Will Release Him From Liability ...

Private Or Special Carrier
Private Or Special Carrier Considered. A Private Or Special Carrier Is One Who Undertakes To Carry Goods Or Persons For Reward Only On Some Special Occasions, And Does Not Make Hired Transportation His General Calling. Thus, Where A Farmer Making Regular Trips To Market To Sell His Farm Products, Carries ...

Privileged Communications
Privileged Communications. One Of The Well-settled Rules Of Law Is That Which Makes Confidential, And Protects From Disclosure The Se Cret Communications And Disclosures Which Are Made Necessary In Certain Cases Between A Person And His Ad Viser. The Law Seeks To Protect The Confidence The Client Reposes In The ...

Proof Of Agents Authority
Proof Of Agent's Authority. In Proving The Agent's Authority, If It Was Conferred, By Writing Or Deed, The Writing Being The Best Must Be Produced Or Accounted For. (reese V. Medlock, 27 Tex. 12o.) But The Written Authority Is Not Necessary Where The Existence Of The Agency Is Only Incidentally ...

Public Agents
Public Agents. The Rules Fixing The Liability Of Agents To Third Per Sons, Which Have Just Been Presented, Are Applicable To Private Agents, As Distinguished From Public Agents Or Officers. Public Officers Or Agents Owe Their Duty Pri Marily To The Public, And It Is The General Rule That They ...

Public Ene Mies Considered
Public Ene Mies Considered. Public Enemies, As The Term Is Used In This Connection, Means Those With Whom The State Or Nation Of The Carrier Is At Open War. But It Is Not Necessary That There Should Have Been A Declara Tion Of War, The Actual Commencement Of Hostilities Will ...

Public Or Common Carrier
Public Or Common Carrier Defined. A Common Carrier Is One Who Under Takes To Carry The Goods Of All Persons Indifferently, Or Of Such As Choose To Employ Him, From Place To Place, By Land Or Water, For Reward. (dwight V. Brewster, I Pick. 53.) To Constitute A Common Carrier ...

Purposes For Which Agents
Purposes For Which Agents May Be Created. An Agent May Be Authorized To Do Any Act Which His Principal May Lawfully Do, Ex Cept Those Personal Actions To Which The Principal Must Give His Personal Attention. The Exceptions To The General Rule Of The Right Of The Principal To Delegate ...

Renunciation By The Agent
Renunciation By The Agent. An Agent Has The Power To Re Nounce The Agency At Will, But His Right To Renounce, Without Liability, Like That Of The Principal, May Be Lim Ited By Special Agreement That It Shall Continue For A Definite Period, Or A Specified Undertaking, And His Breach ...

Restore Other Property Secured
Restore Other Property Secured From The Agent. It May Become Necessary For Third Persons To Restore To The Principal Property Secured From The Agent, Since, As A Rule, If The Agent Has No Authority, Express Or Implied, To Transfer Title, He Can Confer None Upon Third Parties. This Rule, Which ...

Right To Com Pensation
Right To Com Pensation For Service. Upon Performing The Desired Service The Bailee, Who Has Been Engaged To Perform A Bailment Service, Becomes Entitled To Full Compensation For Such Service, If Performed According To The Contract And In A Reasonably Careful And Work Manlike Manner. There Is Some Difference Of ...

Rights And Duties Of
Rights And Duties Of The Carrier In Receiving Goods. The Carrier Is Bound To Receive And Carry Goods For All Alike, And Must Not Discriminate Against Shippers. He Becomes Liable For Refusing To Carry Suitable Property And May Be Compelled To Receive And Ship Such Property As He Usually Transports. ...

Rights Of Auctioneers
Rights Of Auctioneers. From His Principal The Auctioneer Is Entitled To Be Indemnified For All Authoritative Acts Within The Scope Of The Em Ployment, To Be Compensated For His Services As Agreed Or At The Statutory Rate, And For Costs And Expenses. He Is Given A Lien On The Goods ...

Rights Of Factors
Rights Of Factors. A Factor Is Entitled To Compensation From The Principal, Usually A Commission Fixed By Agreement, By Usage, Or Upon A Quantum Meruit. (mechem On Agency, Sec. Io27; Zurn V. Noedle, 113 Pa. St. 336.) For All Advances, And Expenses Incurred On The Principal's Behalf Within The Performance ...

Rights Of The Pledgee
Rights Of The Pledgee. As A General Rule, If The Use Of The Pledged Property Will Not Injure It, The Pledgee May Use The Pledged Property (lawrence V. Maxwell, 53 N. Y. 19); So, If Its Keeping Be Very Expensive, He May Use It In A Reasonable Manner In Order ...

Scope Of The Attorneys
Scope Of The Attorney's An Attorney-at-law Is Defined To Be "an Officer Of A Court Of Justice Who Is Qualified To Conduct The Cause Of A Litigant Therein." He Is An Officer Of The Court, And Is Quite Generally' Required To Have Certain Qualifications As A Prerequisite To Practicing- His ...

Special Agencies Deemed Common
Special Agencies Deemed Common Car Riers. Teamsters, Draymen And Porters, Whose Usual Business Is To Carry Goods From Place To Place, Or From One Point In A Town To Another For Hire, Are Common Carriers. (fish V. Chapman, Su Pra; Browne, Bail. 92.) So Are Proprietors Of Stage Coaches. (jones ...

Special Classes Of Agents
Special Classes Of Agents. As Stated In The Opening Chapter, Certain Classes Of Agents Are Of Such General Importance As To Demand Separate Atten Tion At The Hands Of Text-writers; These Are, Attorneys At-law, Auctioneers, Brokers And Factors. In The Present Chapter We Propose To Discuss The Special Rules Applicable ...

Special Ex Cuses For
Special Ex Cuses For The Carrier. The Carrier May Show That The Loss Occurred Through Hidden Defects Or Vice In The Articles Shipped, Or From Their Being Inse Curely Packed Or Marked, And Thus Excuse Himself From Liability. So Any Fault On The Part Of The Shipper, As Bad Faith ...

Special Forms Of Agency
Special Forms Of Agency. Some Forms Of Agency Are Of Such Importance And Uni Versal Use As To Have Collected About Them Special Rules Of Law, And These Are Given Separate Consideration By Some Text-writers. Under This Class Professor Mechem Considers Attorneys, Auctioneers. Bank Officers, Brokers, Factors, Ship Masters, Etc. ...

Statutes Effecting Carriers
Statutes Effecting Carriers. Carriers Engaged In Interstate Cotnmerce Are Subject To Two Jurisdictions, Or Correlated Sovereignties,—the State And The United States. Congress, Under Its Powers To Regulate Commerce, Bas Passed Various Statutes In Re Gard To Interstate Carriers, Prescribing Their Duties In Certain Cases, And Protecting The Shipper From Any ...

Stoppage In Transitu
Stoppage In Transitu This Is Explained To Be The Right Which The Shipper Of Goods, Who Has Sold Them On Credit, Has To Retake Them While In The Hands Of A Carrier Being Trans Ported To A Buyer Who Has Become Insolvent. The Ship Per May Give Notice, As By ...

Telegraph Companies Not Common
Telegraph Companies Not Common Carriers. Telegraph And Telephone Companies Are Not Common Carriers, Though The First Few Cases Regarding Them Sought To Hold Them Liable As Such. They Are Now Regarded As Quasi-public Servants, Bound To Serve The Public Without Discrimination, And Held Responsible As Bailees For Hire And Not ...

Termination By Operation Of
Termination By Operation Of Law. The Death, Insanity Or Bankruptcy Of One Or Both Of The Parties Will Terminate The Agency. So The Declaration Of War Between The Countries Of Which The Principal And Agent Are Respectively Citizens May Terminate The Agency. The Agency Terminates On The Happening Of These ...

Termination By The Subse
Termination By The Subse Quent Act Or Agreement Of The Par Ties. It Is Said That The Relation Of Principal And Agent Being That Of Employer And Employed, And Found Ed On Mutual Consent, May Always Be Terminated By The Agreement Of The Parties. This Agreement May Be A Condition ...

Termination Of Bailment
Termination Of Bailment. At The Civil Law A Loan Of Property Made For A Definite Time Could Not Be Revoked Before The Expiration Of The Time. But At Common Law The Lender May Disregard The Contract And Revoke The Loan At Will, As There Was No Consideration For The Promise ...

Termination Of The Bail
Termination Of The Bail Ment. The Bailment Contract, When Express, Will Be Terminated When It Has Been Performed According To Its Terms; When The Contract Is Implied It Is Termi Nated When Completed According To The Implied Terms, Which Are, The Return Of The Property On Demand Of The Owner, ...

The Agents Authority Sum
The Agent's Authority Sum Marized. The Agent's Authority In Dealing With Third Persons Comprises A Number Of Elements Which Are Thus Summarized By Professor Mechem: I. It Consists Of The Powers Directly And Intentionally Conferred By The Voluntary Act Of The Principal. 2. Of Those Incidental Powers Which Are Reasonably ...

The Agents Lien
The Agent's Lien. For The Protection Of His Right To Compensa Tion, Indemnity And Reimbursement, The Agent Is Given A Lien By The Common Law. A Lien Is The Right Of Detaining The Of An Other Until The Claim, Which Is The Basis Of Such Right, Is Satisfied. (ames V. ...

The Attorneys Lien
The Attorney's Lien. The Right Of An Attorney To A Lien On The Property Or Papers Of His Client For Services, Costs, And The Like, May Be: I. A Gen Eral Or Retaining Lien; And, 2. A Particular Or Charging Lien. A General Or Retaining Lien Is Given An Attorney ...

The Bailment Contract
The Bailment Contract. The Bailment Contract May Be Express Or Implied. When The Contract Is Express Its Terms Govern, Subject To Cer Tain Restrictions Which The Law Imposes Upon Special Bailees, Restraining Them From Contracting Against The Consequences Of Their Own Negligence, A Subject To Be Discussed Later On. Where ...

The Brokers Rights
The Broker's Rights. From The Principal The Broker Is Entitled To Compensation, And This Is Usually A Commission Or Percentage On The Value Of The Undertaking Or Employment. This Rate Or Com Mission May Be Established By A Custom Or Usage When Not Expressly Fixed. To Be Entitled To Compensation, ...

The Carriers Duty In
The Carrier's Duty In Trans Portation. The Carrier Must Provide All Reason Able And Necessary Facilities To The Public Required To Carry On The Undertaking Which He Assumes. He Is To Forward Goods Of All Impartially, In The Order Of Their Receipt For Shipment, Except That He May Give The ...

The Carriers Lien For
The Carrier's Lien For Freight Or Advances. A Common Carrier Has A Right To His Reasonable Charges For The Transporta Tion, And May Retain The Goods Until Such Charges, Or Any Advances Made By Him, Are Paid. The Advances By The Carrier Are Usually Made In The Payment Of Freight ...

The Circum Stances As
The Circum Stances As A Test Of Due Care. Aside From The Mere Question Of Recompense As Determining The Degree Of Care And Diligence Required Of The Bailee, Due Care Is To Be Determined By The Circumstances Of The Bailment. The Standard Of Due Care Varies With The Circumstances And ...

The Consider Ation
The Consider Ation. All Binding Contracts Must Have A Consider Ation. In A Bailment Contract The Consideration Is The Reward Received Or To Be Received. But In Some Kinds Of Bailments There Is No Reward Given Or Offered; These Are Called Gratuitous Bailments. In These The Inconve Nience Or Detriment ...

The Degrees Of Diligence
The Degrees Of Diligence And Negligence. In The Last Section We Used The Terms "slight Diligence" And "gross Negligence," Hence It Becomes Necessary In This Con Nection To Explain Briefly The Degree Or Gradations Of Diligence And Negligence. These Terms, Which Are Opposites Of Each Other, Are Commonly Considered In ...

The Delivery May Be
The Delivery May Be Actual Or Constructive. The Bailment Arises On The Delivery Of The Property To The Bailee, The Delivery Sig Nifying A Mere Transfer Of The Possession Of The Article And Not A Change Of Ownership Or Title. To Constitute A Bailment There Must Be A Change Of ...

The Delivery
The Delivery. The Delivery To The Carrier Of Goods Or Property For Shipment May Be For Mal Or Constructive, But There Must Be A Delivery And Acceptance Of The Goods. Where By A Custom Or Usage The Shipper Has Been Allowed To Place The Goods On The Platform At The ...

The Duties And Liabili
The Duties And Liabili Ties Of The Agent To Third Persons. It Is The General Rule That Third Persons Cannot Recover Damages From An Agent For The Neglect Or Non-perform Ance Of A Duty Which The Agent Owes The Principal. (henshaw V. Noble, 7 0. St. 231; Labadie V. Hawley, ...

The Duties And Liabilities
The Duties And Liabilities Of The Principal To Third Persons. A Principal May Become Liable To Third Persons In Two Characters: I. As An Undisclosed Principal; 2, As A Dis Closed Principal. Again, The Agent May Bind Him In Contract, Or In Tort, For Wrongs Committed Within The Scope Of ...

The Duties And Liabilities_2
The Duties And Liabilities Of Third Persons To The Principal. The Relation Being Created For The Benefit Of The Prin Cipal, Acts Of The Agent Within His Employment Being In Reality The Acts Of The Principal, It Follows That A Principal May Avail Himself Of, And May Sue Upon, All ...

The Duties And Liabilities_3
The Duties And Liabilities Of Attorneys. The Relation Between The Attorney And His Client Is One Of Trust And Confidence, And Fre Quently Involves Affairs Of The Greatest Importance And Delicacy, So That The Rules Applicable To Persons Stand Ing In Fiduciary Relations Apply With Added Force To This Relation. ...

The Effect Of The
The Effect Of The A Con Sideration Of The Effect Of The Relation Of Principal And Agent, The Title Of This Chapter, Properly Includes The Rights, Duties And Liabilities Arising Out Of The Relation, Which Will Be The Subject Of Our Next Chapter. Hence, It Is But A Partial Consideration ...

The English Classification
The English Classification. In This Classification Bailments Are Of Three Sorts, As Follows: I. Bailments That Are Exclusively For The Benefit Of The Bailor, Or For A Third Party Other Than The Bailee. 2. Bailments Exclusively For The Benefit Of The Bailee. 3. Bailments That Are For The Benefit Of ...

The First Exception Consid
The First Exception Consid Ered. In General, Whatever A Man "sui Juris" May Do For Himself He May Do By Another. But This Is Sub Ject To The Exception That No Valid Agency Or Contract Can Be Created For The Commission Or Promotion Of An Act Which Is Illegal, Immoral ...

The General Rule
The General Rule. It Is The General Rule That Delegated Authority Cannot Be Delegated, The Maxim Being, "delegatus Non Potest Dekgari." That Is, Without Authority Express Or Implied To Employ A Sub-agent, It Is Presumed That The Authority Given An Agent Is Personal And Cannot Be Dele Gated To Another ...

The History Of Bailments
The History Of Bailments. Bailments Were Of Little Importance In The Early History Of The Common Law, As Real Estate Was Then The Only Im Portant Kind Of Property, Personalty Being Of Little Sig Nificance. Over Ninety Per Centum Of The Cases Which Came Before The Early English Courts Related ...

The Measure Of Damages
The Measure Of Damages. The Measure Of Damages Is The Loss Suffered By The Party Through The Mistake Or Non-delivery. (bank V. West. U. Tel. Co., 3o Ohio St. 555; 44 N. Y. 263.) For An Obscure Or Cipher Message Improperly Transmitted Only Nominal Damages Can Be Recovered. (61 Tex. ...

The Rights And Duties
The Rights And Duties And Liabilities Springing From The Relation. It Is Now In Order To Consider The Effect Of The Relation, Whether Actual Or Assumed, Upon All The Parties Con Nected Or Concerned With It, As Regards Their Rights, Du Ties And Liabilities Thereunder. A Consideration Of The Effect ...

The Roman Classification
The Roman Classification. In The Roman Classification There Are Six Sorts Of Bailments, Designated According To The Kind Of Service To Be Rendered, And Whether Or Not Compensated, These Are: 1. "depositum," Or Deposit. By Which Is Meant A Naked Bailment Of Goods To Be Kept For The Bailor With ...

The Rule Of Liability
The Rule Of Liability. The Government Itself Is Not Liable At The Suit Of Individuals, Because It Is The Supreme And Sovereign Authority, Nei Ther Is It Liable To Individuals For The Acts Of Its Officers And Agents. But The Government May And Does Pro Vide For Adjusting And Satisfying ...

The Second Exception Con
The Second Exception Con Sidered. A Principal Cannot Delegate A Power Or Authority Which Is Of A Personal Nature, Or Which Par Takes Of The Nature Of A Trust Or Confidence, As Such Au Thority Is Presumed To Be Conferred Upon Considerations Looking To The Personal Character And Integrity Of ...

Their Appointment And Im
Their Appointment And Im Plied Powers. In The Absence Of Statute No Spe Cial Mode Of Appointing Or Authorizing A Broker Is Nec Essary, And The Authority May Be Given By Parol Or In Writing, Or May Be Implied From, Acts And Conduct Of The Parties. (howe Machine Co. V. ...

Their Liabil Ity
Their Liabil Ity. The Special Carrier Is Only Liable As An Ordinary &like For Hire, That Is, He Is Only Required To Exercise Ordinary Care And Diligence, Unless By Special Contract He Assumes A Stricter Liability. (samms V. Stewart, Supra.) The Carriage Of Goods Not Being His Chief Call Ing, ...

Title To The Bailed
Title To The Bailed Prop Erty. The Legal Title To The Bailed Property Remains In The Bailor, And He May Transfer His Right To The Prop Erty Bailed Without The Consent Of The Bailee. And In Suits Regarding The Bailed Property, However They May Arise, The Bailee Is Estopped From ...

Transfer Of Delegated Authority
Transfer Of Delegated Authority Considered. We Have Seen (ante, Sec. 563), That A Principal Cannot Delegate Cer Tain Kinds Of Authority, Or The Performance Of Certain Acts. We Are Now To Consider What Acts Or Authority May Be Delegated By The Agent. ...

Trespasser Not A Bailee
Trespasser Not A Bailee. It Is A General Rule That Where One Comes Into Possession Of Property Of Another By Reason Of A Trespass, Or Wrongful Act, He Cannot Claim To Be A Bailee Of The Property. If Such Person Were Allowed The Rights Of A Bailee He Would Only ...

Undisclosed Principal
Undisclosed Principal. For Acts Done In His Own Name With Out Disclosing His Principal The Agent Is Primarily Lia Ble, But His Action Having Been In Fact For A Principal, The Latter, When Discovered, May, At The Option Of The Party With Whom The Agent Has Dealt, If Exercised With ...

Valid Excuses For
Valid Excuses For The Carrier May Excuse A Failure To Deliver The Goods To The Consignee By Showing: 1. That They Have Been Taken From Him By Judicial Process. 2. That They Have Been Delivered To An Adverse Claitnant Who Is The True Owner, But The Carrier Must At His ...

War
War. As A General Rule The Breaking Out Of War Between The Coun Try Of The Principal And The Agent, Dissolves The Relation Between Them. As War Between Countries Puts An End To All Intercourse Or Trading Between Their Respective Citizens. (insurance Co. V. Davis, 94 U. S. 425; Ker ...

What Acts May Be
What Acts May Be Ratified. The Power To Ratify The Acts Of Another Done In One's Behalf Is As Broad In Its Scope As The Power To Delegate; And, Conversely, If The Act Is One Which The Principal Could Not Lawfully Authorize Another To Do For Him, He Cannot Lawfully ...

What Is A Sufficient
What Is A Sufficient As Indicated In A Previous Section (sec. 576,) A Ratification May' Be An Express Adoption Or Con Firmation Of The Act, Or Implied From Acts And Conduct Of The Principal; Hence Ratification May Be, 1, Express, Or, 2, Implied. T. Express Ratification. An Express Ratification May ...

What Is An In
What Is An In Terest? It Is Laid Down As A General Rule That "an Authority Coupled With An Interest Is Irrevocable." And The Question Arises, What Constitutes Such An Interest? "certain It Is," Says Professor Mechem, "that It Is Not Any Interest Which Will Suffice. But It Must Be ...

When Bailee Becomes Liable
When Bailee Becomes Liable For A Conversion. When A Bailee Departs From The Agreement Under Which He Has Possession Of The Bailed Property, He Becomes Liable As For A Conver Sion. The Bailor May Waive The Tort Or Wrong In Such Cases And Sue For Damages For The Negligent Use ...

When Princi Pal May
When Princi Pal May Rightfully Revoke. The Prin Cipal May Rightfully Revoke The Agent's Authority, Though Given For A Definite Time, Where He Proves In Competent To Perform The Undertaking. It Is One Of The Implied Covenants Of Every Contract Of Agency That The Agent Shall Possess Sufficient Skill And ...

When The Agent Is
When The Agent Is Entitled To His Pay. The Agent Having Fully Performed His Undertaking Is Entitled To His Compensation. The Agent May Agree With The Principal That Full Performance Shall Be A Prerequisite To The Pay Ment Of Any Compensation, And Where Such An Agree Ment Has Been Fairly ...

When The Bailee Is
When The Bailee Is Bound By The Bailment. A Person Is Not To Be Bound As A Bailee Of Property Which Has Come Into His Possession Until He Has Notice Of Such Possession; And There Can Be No Bailment Until There Is Something To Show Bailment Knowledge And Intent To ...

When The Carriers Begins
When The Carrier's Begins. The Carrier Becomes Liable To The Shipper As Such, As Soon As The Goods Are Delivered For Transportation. The Delivery Must Be Complete, And Intended For As Speedy Transportation As The Business Of The Shipper Will Permit. Hence, If The Goods Are Put In The Company's ...

When The Delivery Is
When The Delivery Is Suffi Cient To Release The Carrier. The Re Ceiving Carrier Who Has Not Contracted For Through Shipment May Relieve Himself From Further Responsibil Ity By Delivery To The Connecting Carrier; As Regards The Shipper Such Delivery Must Be Actual, But As Regards The Connecting Carrier A ...

When The Liability
When The Liability Ceases.the Innkeeper's Liability Continues Only While The Rela Tion Of Landlord And Guest Continues, And Terminates When It Ceases, Except Towards The Baggage Of The Guest, As To Which His Liability Continues For A Reasonable Time To Effect Its Removal. (miller V. Peeples, 6o Miss. 819; Adams ...

Who Are De Positaries
Who Are De Positaries. A Finder Of Lost Goods Who Voluntar Ily Assumes The Care Of Them Is Liable As A Depositary. (story, Bail., Secs. 86-7.) He May Defend His Right To The Goods Against All Save The Owner. The Finder Should Restore The Goods To The Owner When Discovered, ...

Who Are Guests
Who Are Guests. Any- Person. Who Visits An Inn For The Purpase Of Receiving Lodging And Entertainment, With No Illegal Purpose In View, Is A Guest. One Becomes A Guest By Entering- The Inn And Registering His Name, Or By Depositing Property', With The Intention Of Staying And Eating Ancl ...

Who Are Not Innkeepers
Who Are Not Innkeepers. Certain Public Resorts, Which Might Apparently Be Deemed Inns, Are Not So Considered In Law; Thus, Sa Loons, Public Houses, Restaurants, And The Like, Furnish Ing Only Food And Not Lodging, Are Not Inns. (mulliner V. Florence, 3 Q. B. Div. 484; 35 Conn. 183.) The ...

Who Can Be Principals
Who Can Be Principals. Any Person Who By Law Is Competent To Act For Himself, Can, As A Rule, Act In Respect To The Same Thing By An Agent. The Theory Being That One Can Delegate His Own Author Ity, And That, Though Acting Through An Agent Or "alter Ego," ...

Who May Be An
Who May Be An Agent. All Per Sons May Act As Agents Except Insane Persons And Chil Dren Of Tender Years. Thus, Persons Incapacitated To Act In Their Own Right, As Monks, Infants, Feme Coverts, Persons Attainted, Outlawed Or Excommunicated, Slaves Or Villeins, And Aliens, Have Been Held Competent To ...

Who May Deliver
Who May Deliver. Any Person Having Property In His Possession May Place It In Bail Ment. So An Agent Or Servant Of The Bailor May Make A Sufficient Delivery Of The Property To The Agent Or Ser Vant Of The Bailee. ...

Who May Make A
Who May Make A Bailment Or Become A Bailee. We Have Seen That A Con Tract, Express Or Implied, Is The Basis Of Every Bailment, And It Necessarily Follows That Persons Who Are Unable By Reason Of Some Legal Disability Or Incapacity To Make A Valid Contract, May Be Unable ...

Who May Ratify
Who May Ratify. Any One Who Is Capable Of Authorizing Another To Do Certain Acts For Him, Is Capable Of Ratifying The Same Acts When They Are Assumed To Be Done In His Behalf Without A Pre Vious Authority, And "e Converso." (wilson V. Dame, 58 N. H. 392; Pollock ...

Why Called Exceptional Dailees
Why Called Exceptional Dailees. In The Present Chapter We Have To Con Sider Certain Classes Of Bailees, Who, By Reason Of The Special And Peculiar Rules Of Law Governing Their Liabil Ity, May Be Termed Exceptional Bailees. The Policy Of The Law, As We Shall See, Varies The Measure Of ...

Writers On Bailment Law
Writers On Bailment Law. One Of The Earliest Authorities On This Subject Was Sir William Jones' Essay On Bailments. The American Authorities Are: Story, Schouler, Edwards, Lawson, Browne And Hale. ...