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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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Principles of the Law of Torts

Francis Taylor Piggott - Torts - 1885 - 416 pages
...person the case m Wilson v. Tumtnan, where the law was again laid 6M. & 0.242. 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 a case, the principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his detriment or his advantage,...
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Commentaries on the Law of Estoppel and Res Judicata, Volume 2

Henry Morrison Herman - Estoppel - 1886 - 1646 pages
...transaction ; for an act can not be affirmed as to so much as is beneficial, and rejected as to the residue.' 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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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 7

Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...action for the price Smith v. Hodsvn, 4 TH 211. So, in another case it was said: " ' 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 barred by the act, whether it be for his...
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American Railroad and Corporation Reports: Being a Collection of ..., Volume 1

John Lewis - Corporation law - 1890
...action for the price. Smith v. Hodsou, 4 TR 211. So, iu another case it was said: " ' That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...if subsequently ratified by him, is the known and wellestablished rule of law. In that case the principal is barred by the act, whether it be for his...
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The Law of Agency in British India

Tindal Arthur Pearson - Agency (Law) - 1890 - 500 pages
...doctrine is stated by Tindal CJ, in Wilson v. Tumman? as follows : — " That an act done for another, t>7 a person not assuming to act for himself, but for...authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if ' Ind. Contr. Act, s. 196. " Ind. Contr. Act, I. 196. • 6 M. & G., 236. H subsequently ratified by...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and ...

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...for the price: Smith v. Hudson, 4 Term Rep. 211. So in another case, it was said "that an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal if subsequently ratified by him, ia the known and well-established rule of law. In that case, the principal is bound by the act, whether...
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Cases on the Law of Agency

Floyd Russell Mechem - Agency (Law) - 1893 - 748 pages
...v. Tumman, 6 Man. & Or. (46 Eng. 0. LR) 236, states the rule more fully thus: " That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...principal is bound by the act, whether it be for his detri124 [Book I ment or advantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or a contract, to the came...
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The Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Theophilus Parsons - Contracts - 1893
...subsequently ratify, " in that case," in the language of Ttntlnf. CJ, Wilson с. Tumman, 6 Man. & G. 242. "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 as, by, and with all the consequences which...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Courts of the State of ..., Volume 49

Illinois. Appellate Court, Edwin Burritt Smith, Martin L. Newell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...for the work. Cooley on Torts, 127, lays down the law as stated by Chief Justice Tindall, as follows: That an act for another by a person not assuming to...the act of the principal if subsequently ratified by Lim, is the known and well established rule of law. See 6 Wait's Actions and Defenses, 48-40, Sec....
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Courts of the State of ..., Volume 50

Illinois. Appellate Court, Edwin Burritt Smith, Martin L. Newell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...employed, is generally to be imputed to his principal. 11. AGENCY — Ratification. — An act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for sueh other person, though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal...
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