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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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Albany Law Journal, Volume 41

Law - 1890 - 548 pages
...the price. .S'miW, v. Horfxon, 4 T. R. 211. So, in another case it was said : " ' That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such oiher person, ihongh withont any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if...
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American Leading Cases: Being Select Decisions of American Courts ..., Volume 1

John Innes Clark Hare - Civil procedure - 1871 - 952 pages
...in Wihon v. Tinitman, 6 Manning & Granger, 236, 242, is of general application, 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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The Canada Law Journal, Volume 7

Law - 1872 - 384 pages
...is a case of great authority, and is a considered judgment. It ia there laid down " that an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him ; in such case the principal is bound bj the aot, whether it be for his detriment or advantage, and...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Weekly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 6

Law - 1873 - 464 pages
...Tumman, 6 M. & S. 236. Tindal, CJ, in this case, says the rule is '¿well settled " that an " act dune for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him." But, although the cases are numerous and decisive as to this point, they are not so as to the case...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1874 - 880 pages
...to the contract, the party knows that all has been done according to his wishes.8 " That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...if subsequently ratified by him, is the known and well-established rule of law. In that case, the principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his...
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A Treatise on the Law of Trespass in the Twofold Aspect of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Whitney Waterman - Trespass - 1875 - 756 pages
...without justification or excuse.2 7. Ratification and adoption of wrongful act. § 28. A thing 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 to his detriment or advantage, and whether...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 12

Law - 1875 - 462 pages
...upheld in the Court of Common Pleas: "That an act done for another," says Chief Justice Tindall, " by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, though without any precedent anthority whatever, becomes the act of the plaintiff if subsequently ratified by him, is the known...
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Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Volume 2

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Torts - 1876 - 762 pages
...trespasser(i-). " It is a known and well-established rule of law," observes Tindal, CJ, " 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 advantage, arid...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Volume 2

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Torts - 1876 - 996 pages
...trespasser, (c) " It is a known and well-established rule of law," observes TINDAL, CJ, " 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 advantage, and whether...
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A Summary of the Law of Torts, Or, Wrongs Independent of Contract

Sir Arthur Underhill - Torts - 1878 - 370 pages
...his master's employment, but which the master subsequently adopts. RULE 11. — A tortious act done for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal if subsequently ratified by him, and whether it be for his detriment or his advantage, to the same extent as the same act done by his...
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