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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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Cases on Principal and Agent: Selected from Decisions of English and ...

Edwin Charles Goddard - Agency (Law) - 1914 - 879 pages
...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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Opinions of the Solicitor for the Department of Labor Dealing with Workmen's ...

United States. Department of Labor. Office of the Solicitor - Employers' liability - 1915 - 811 pages
...is that of Wilson v. Tumman (6 Man. & G., 236), in which it was said : An act done for another by n person not assuming to act for himself but for such...any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of tho principal, if subsequently ratified by him. In such a case the principal is bound by the act, whether...
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Essentials of the Law ...: Elementary law ... with notes and references for ...

Marshall Davis Ewell - Law - 1915
...affects the relative rights of the principal and agent. 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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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 32

North Dakota. Supreme Court, Hiram A. Libby, Robert Milligan Carothers, Robert Dimon Hoskins, Edgar Whittlesey Camp, John McDowell Cochrane, Ames Francis Wilbur, Joseph Coghlan, Edwin James Taylor - Court rules - 1916
...action for the price. Smith v. Hodson, 4 TR 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 bound by the act, whether it be for his...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 155

Law reports, digests, etc - 1916
...action for the price. Smith y. Hodson, 4 Term R. 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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The Law in Business Problems: Cases and Other Materials for the Study of ...

Lincoln Frederick Schaub, Nathan Isaacs - Commercial law - 1921 - 821 pages
...Mann. & G. at p. 242, 6 Scott, NR 894, 1 Dowl. & L. 513, 12 LJCPNS 306: "That an act done, for anotlwr, 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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Cases on Business Law

William Everett Britton, Ralph Stanley Bauer - Commercial law - 1922 - 1563 pages
...(1843) 6 Mann. & G. at p. 242, 6 Scott, N." R. 894, 1 Dowl. & L. 513, 12 LJCPNS 306: "That an act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for...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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Cases on Commercial Law: General Survey, Contracts, Agency, Bailments, Sales ...

Alfred William Bays - Commercial law - 1923 - 1536 pages
...thus stated by Tindall, CJ, in Wilson •v. Tumman (1843, 6 M. & G., at p. 242) : 'That an act done, + disadvantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or on a contract, to the same effect as by, and with...
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Handbook of the Law of Principal and Agent

Francis Buchanan Tiffany - Agency (Law) - 1924 - 485 pages
...one who assumes openly to act as agent.*9 In Wilson v. Tumman,30 Tindal, CJ, said: "That an act done for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, though without any percedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is...
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Selected Cases on the Law of Agency

Floyd Russell Mechem - Agency (Law) - 1925 - 845 pages
...doctrine is thus stated by Tindal, CJ, in Wilson v. Tumman, 6 M. & G. at page 242: "That an act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for...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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