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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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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 11

Joseph Brown Heiskell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, hut for such other person. Fort e. Coker. though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes...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 Treatise Upon the Law of Principal and Agent in Contract and Tort

William Evans - Agency (Law) - 1879 - 720 pages
...rights of the principal and agent, will be considered. The general rule is, that if an act is done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...person, though without any precedent authority whatever, it becomes the act of the principal if subsequently ratified by him. In such a case the principal is...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 31

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1880
...It is a case of great authority, and U a courier-. judgment. It is there laid down that an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, Uiough. wU/toitt any prtixdetil auUiorily u-halft^r, hccotae* the act of the principal, if subsequently...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of ..., Volume 21

New York (State). Court of Appeals, Erasmus Peshine Smith, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Joel Tiffany, Samuel Hand - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...precedent authority whatever, it becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him. lu that case, the principal is bound by the act, whether...for his detriment or his advantage, and whether it be founded on contract or tort, to the same extent and with all the consequences as if done by previous...
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A Treatise on the Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Contracts - 1881
...for an act cannot be affirmed as to so much as is beneficial, and rejected as to the residue, (g) " 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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American Law Magazine, Volume 5

Law - 1845
...agent. Foster v. Bates, l C M. & W. 226. AGENT. (Ratification of, acts of by principal.) 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 by the act, whether it be to his detriment or for his advantage,...
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The Law of Master and Servant

Sir John Macdonell - Gt. Brit. Laws, Statutes, etc - 1883 - 717 pages
...master adopts or ratifies them. The principle is thus stated in Wilson v. Tummon (g) : " An act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself...of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him, whether it be for his detriment or advantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or a contract, to...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 6

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...Jur. 1093. An act done for another, by a person not as suming to act for himself, but for such othe: person, though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, i: subsequently ratified by him ; in such case, thi principal is bound by the act, whether it is t<...
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Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to ...

Sir William Reynell Anson - Agency (Law) - 1884 - 372 pages
...cognisant at the time will relieve him of its liabilities. The act must be ' done wiison v. Tumman, for another by a person not assuming to act for himself but 6M.&G.a36. for such other person.' This however would not prevent ratification in the case of a broker...
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The Duty & Liability of Employers as Well to the Public as to Servants and ...

Sir Walworth Howland Roberts, George Wallace - Employers' liability - 1885 - 551 pages
...Pleas. The judgment of the Court was delivered by Tindal, CJ, who said, " That an act done, for anotlw, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but...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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