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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 - 916 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 - 834 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 - 1178 pages
...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 - 736 pages
...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 - 1224 pages
...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 of Torts: A Treatise on the English Law of Liability for Civil Injuries

Sir John William Salmond - Torts - 1920 - 660 pages
...responsible for it, just as if he had given a precedent authority for its commission. " 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 (o) Wilson v. Tumman (1843), 6 M. & G. at p. 244. rule of law. In that case the principal...
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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 - 872 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 - 1612 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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A Summary of the Law of Torts, Or, Wrongs Independent of Contract

Arthur Underhill - Torts - 1922 - 478 pages
...c. 14, s. 6. ART. 26. — Ratification of Tort committed by Art. 26. an Agent. A tortious act done for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person (o), though without any precedent authority whatever, becomes the act of the principal if subsequently...
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Cases on Commercial Law: General Survey, Contracts, Agency, Bailments, Sales ...

Alfred William Bays - Commercial law - 1923 - 1612 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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