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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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The Central Law Journal, Volume 49

Law - 1899
...general rule being that the principal may ratify any act which he could have authorized. '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 for bis detriment or bis advantage, and...
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British Ruling Cases from Courts of Great Britain, Canada, Ireland ..., Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1911
...judgment of Tindal, CJ, might, apart from their context, seem to go further. He says: "An act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person," may be ratified. He cites the cases in the Year Book and the case in Godbolt above referred to in support...
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The Insurance Law Journal, Volume 4

Insurance law - 1875
...Maxims, 83G. " That an act done for another," says Best, CJ, in Maclean vs. Dunn, 4Biug.. 727, (13 ECL,) "by a person not assuming to act for himself, but...bound by the act, whether it be for his detriment or advantage, and whether it be founded on a tort or a contract, to the same extent as by, and with all...
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The Insurance Law Journal, Volume 13

Insurance law - 1884
...And in Wilsr.n vs. Tumman, 6 Man. & G., 236 ; (46 ECL) Chief Justice Tindal said : " That an act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...principal, if subsequently ratified by him, is the known anl well-established rule of law. In that case the principal is bound by the act whether it be for...
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The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 82

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...judgment of Tindal, CJ might, apart from the context, seem to go further. • He says : " An act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person, may be ratified. He cites the cases n the Tear-book and in Godbolt above referred to in support of...
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Columbia Law Times: A Monthly Review Devoted to Law and Political ..., Volume 5

Law reviews - 1892
...ratify unless the act is done for him. In Wilson vs. Turnman, 6 M. & G., the Court says : " 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 this act, whether it be for his detriment or his advantage,...
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International Law Reports, Volume 27

E. Lauterpacht - Law - 1963 - 696 pages
...stated by Tindal CJ in Wilson v. Tumman ((1843) 6 Man. & G. 236, 242) in these words: ' That an act done for another, by a person, not assuming to act for...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 follow...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 14

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...to act as agent of the former. In that case the Court distinctly announced the rule : " An act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...other person, though without any precedent authority whatsoever, becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently ratified by him," etc. Here the agent...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Determined by the Supreme ..., Volume 143

Iowa. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...the ground of ratification, as to which the authorities seem to be in sharp conflict. An "act done for another by a person not assuming to act for himself,...of the principal if subsequently ratified by him." Wilson v. Tumman, G M. & S. 236. But may an act of one not assuming to be for, but personating another,...
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English Reports Annotated, 1866-1900, Volume 2

Maxwell Alexander Robertson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...judgment of Chief Justice Tindal might, apart from the context, seem to go further. He says, "An act done, for another, by a person, not assuming to act for himself, but for such other person," may be ratified. He cites the cases in the YearBook and in Godbolt above referred to in support of...
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