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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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The Insurance Law Journal, Volume 13

Insurance law - 1884 - 970 pages
...And in Wilsr.n vs. Tumman, 6 Man. & G., 236 ; (46 ECL) Chief Justice Tindal said : " That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is the known anl well-established rule of law. In that case the principal is bound by the act whether it be for...
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The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 82

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 944 pages
...judgment of Tindal, CJ might, apart from the context, seem to go further. • He says : " An act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, may be ratified. He cites the cases n the Tear-book and in Godbolt above referred to in support of...
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Columbia Law Times: A Monthly Review Devoted to Law and Political ..., Volume 5

Law reviews - 1892 - 272 pages
...ratify unless the act is done for him. In Wilson vs. Turnman, 6 M. & G., the Court says : " 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 this act, whether it be for his detriment or his advantage,...
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International Law Reports, Volume 27

E. Lauterpacht - Law - 1963 - 712 pages
...stated by Tindal CJ in Wilson v. Tumman ((1843) 6 Man. & G. 236, 242) in these words: ' That an act done for another, by a person, not assuming to act for...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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The New Law Reports, Volume 19

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917 - 578 pages
...Wilson v. Tumman* and cited with approval in the last-mentioned case, is as follows: — " An act done. for another, by a person, not assuming to act for...the ac-t of the principal, if subsequently ratified hy him , ' . The conveyance in the present case not being on behalf of Supratuaniam Chetty cannot be...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 14

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906 - 830 pages
...to act as agent of the former. In that case the Court distinctly announced the rule : " An act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...other person, though without any precedent authority whatsoever, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him," etc. Here the agent...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme ..., Volume 143

Iowa. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910 - 872 pages
...the ground of ratification, as to which the authorities seem to be in sharp conflict. An "act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal if subsequently ratified by him." Wilson v. Tumman, G M. & S. 236. But may an act of one not assuming to be for, but personating another,...
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English Reports Annotated, 1866-1900, Volume 2

Maxwell Alexander Robertson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900 - 1270 pages
...judgment of Chief Justice Tindal might, apart from the context, seem to go further. He says, "An act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person," may be ratified. He cites the cases in the YearBook and in Godbolt above referred to in support of...
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The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 24

Law reports, digests, etc - 1871 - 1004 pages
...an essential part of that proposition that the act upon which the ratification operates must be done by a person " not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person." Saundereon v. Griffiths (5 B. <fc C. 909) was an action by A., his wife, and B., on an agreement made...
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