The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 6

The American Reports, Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...action in their own names. _ 2. "If the jury shall find that Messrs. Goodwin, Oliver & O0. were the agents of the plaintiffs for the sale of the goods mentioned in the three bills olfered in evidence, dated Jan. 3, Jan. 7 and Jan. 12, 1871, and that they sold and delivered the goods to the defendants, and also shall find that the defendants, at the dates of said purchases, had reason to believe that Goodwin, Oliver & Co. were not the actual and bona fide owners of the goods, then their verdict should be for the plaintiffs, even if they believe that the defendants then thought that said Goodwin, Oliver & O0. were agents for the manufacturers of the goods, and not for the plaintiffs. 3. " If the jury shall find that the plaintiffs were the owners of the goods mentioned in evidence, as such ownership is defined in the plaintiffs' first prayer, and that they consigned said goods to Goodwin, Oliver & Go. for sale by them on commission, as their factors or agents, for account of the plaintiffs, and that Goodwin, Oliver & Go. sold and delivered said goods to the defendants as offered in evidence, and that before said goods were paid for, Good ' win, Oliver & O0. became insolvent, and that the defendants received the notice of the claim of the plaintiffs for the price of said goods as offered in evidence, and that said goods have not been paid for, then the plaintiffs are entitled to recover the amount remaining unpaid of the price of said goods, less such commissions as the jury may find to have been due to Goodwin, Oliver & Go. from the plaintiffs for sale of said goods, and that, under the evidence of this case, the defendants are not entitled to the benefit of any set-ofl' against the...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698451X
  • 9781236984517