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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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Law and Practice of Libel and Slander in a Civil Action: With Precedents of ...

Clement Gatley - Forms (Law) - 1924 - 1066 pages
...that he has ratified such publication. In Wilson v. Tumman1' Tindal, CJ, 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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Cases on the Law of Agency: Selected and Arranged

Edwin Roulette Keedy - Agency (Law) - 1924 - 862 pages
...think, under 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...becomes the act of the principal, if subsequently 6 Accord: Brook v. Hook, LR 6 Exch. 89 (1871); Christian Building and Loan Ass'nv Walton, 181 Pa. St....
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Ringwood's Outlines of the Law of Torts

Richard Ringwood - Torts - 1924 - 422 pages
...become liable by ratification of it. In Wilson v. T'umman (d , Tindal, CJ, says: " That an act done, for another, by a person not assuming to act for himself,...person, though without any precedent authority whatever. (6) See PA 1890. s. 10: sec also Hamlyn v. Houston, (1903) 1 KB 81, ante. p. 59. becomes the act of...
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Handbook of the Law of Principal and Agent

Francis Buchanan Tiffany - Agency (Law) - 1924 - 518 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 - 904 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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Mews' Digest of English Case Law: Containing the Reported ..., Volume 16

John Mews - Courts - 1926 - 760 pages
...unknown to him. Foster v. Kates, 1 D. & L. 400; 12 M. 4 W. 226; 13 LJ Ex. 88; 7 Jur. 1093. 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 is to bis detriment or for his advantage,...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 49

Law - 1899 - 538 pages
...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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The English Reports: Common Pleas (1486-1865), Volume 137

Law reports, digests, etc - 1913 - 1150 pages
...the act of A. Tindal, CJ, in delivering the judgment of the court, there says : " That au 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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British Ruling Cases from Courts of Great Britain, Canada, Ireland ..., Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1911 - 1066 pages
...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 - 972 pages
...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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