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" That an act done for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is the known and well established... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 148
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius ..

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1845
...seizure was to A.'s use ; it was holden (g), that A. was not a joint trespasser with B. That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is the known or well established law. In that case the principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his detriment...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1845 - 286 pages
...well-established rule of law by Tiudal, CJ, in delivering the judgment of the Court, that an act done for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself,...authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if sub5 East, 491 ; to a policy of insurance, J., 4 B. & Ad. 616 ; Argument, Mper Buller, J., Wolff v....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Queen's ..., Part 145, Volume 1

Great Britain. Bail Court - Civil procedure - 1845
...think upon the authorities and upon the reason of the thing itself, that it is not. That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, though without any previous authority, would, indeed, become the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him,...
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The New-York Legal Observer, Volume 4

Samuel Owen - Law - 1846
...authority of Wilson v. Tummon, 6 Scott, NR, 894, SC, 1 Dowl. if L., 513, which decides, that an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him. It appears to me, therefore, that in this case the verdict should not be disturbed. MAULE, J. — I...
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A Treatise on the Law of Principal and Agent: Chiefly with Reference to ...

William Paley - Agency (Law) - 1847 - 685 pages
...think, under the authorities, and the nature of the thing itself, that it is not. — That an act done, for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself,...for his detriment or his advantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or a contract, to the same extent as by, and with all the consequences which follow...
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Practical Rules for Determining Parties to Actions: Digested and Arranged ...

Herbert Broom - Parties to actions - 1847 - 220 pages
...for, as observed in a recent case, it is the known and well established rule of law, that an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal if subsequently ratified by him. In that case the principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his detriment or his advantage, and...
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A Treatise on the Law of Contracts and Rights and Liabilities Ex Contractu

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Contracts - 1847 - 910 pages
...of part of the contract, the principal must take upon himself the burthen of the remainder. () " The principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his detriment or his advantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or a contract, to the same extent and with all the consequences which follow from...
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The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 4

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, John Gordon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1849
...becomes the act of the principal if subsequently ratified by him, is the known and well-established rule of law. In that case the principal is bound by...be for his detriment or his advantage, and whether h be founded on a tort or a contract, to the same extent as by, and with all the consequences which...
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A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, by Land and by Water

Joseph Kinnicut Angell - Carriers - 1849 - 791 pages
...to his principal ; he (the agent) is personally liable to be sued.2 As a general rule, an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for another person, though without any precedent 1 Beauchamp v. Powley, 1 Mo. & Rob. R. 38. 2 1 Chitt....
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A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, by Land and by Water

Joseph Kinnicut Angell - Law - 1851 - 791 pages
...to his principal ; he (the agent) is personally liable to be sued.1 As a general rule, an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for another person, though without any precedent authority, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently...
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