Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 11

Louisiana Reports; ... Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana Volume 11

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...upon his estate should be sustained for it. That' such should be the law of Louisiana is particularly desirable. The commerce of its city of New Orleans is immense. In time it must surpass that of any other city' on the globe. Its merchants, destitute of the necessary capital, are at present, unable to carry on this commerce upon their own account. They are the factors or agents of others, who reside at a distance, and by the insalubrity of the climate, are, perhaps, fated ever to remain so. As principals abroad cannot watch the motions of their factors here; or be present to demand their money as soon.as received by them: to know that it is secured to them by a privilege upon the estates of their factors, in case of their bankruptcy, will give full credit to the latter, and by exciting 'confidence in the for ness to residents of the place, instead of send-, . ests of both parties will be promoted, and what is of no leis consequence, good faith from the one to the other will be insured. Privilege, as a security against the violation of good faith, in those who obtain the posses-sion of the property or money of others, is a favourite principle of the civil law, whilst it is almost, if not altogether, astranger to the com-mon law. Among other, instances, the civil law gives a mortgage on the property of those who, without being tutors or curators, have taken on themselves the administration of the property of minors, persons interdicted or ab-sent, from the day when they made the first act of that administration. Civ. Code, 456, art. 20. Afactor who sells property and receives money for a correspondent abroad, is one who takes upon himself the administration of the proper-ty of an absent person, and whom, as he cannot be...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799623
  • 9781236799623