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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...a corporation, calling upon them to show by what warrant they use certain franchises alleged to have been usurped, it is a sufficient answer to say that such franchises were granted by an act of the legislature; it is not competent 4. In a case of this kind, the defendant need not plead the non-joinder of the proper plaintiffs in abatement, but may avail himself of the objection at the trial. id SALE OF CHATTELS. 1. Where a party, residing at a distance from his correspondent, ordered a quantity of merchandise, directing it to be forwarded to an intermediate place, and the goods were accordingly forwarded; and after their arrival at the intermediate place were delivered to a common carrier employed by the purchaser, and before reaching the residence SET-OFF. 2. The delivery of goods sold on credit, to a carrier for the mere purpose of conveyance to the vendee, does not divest the vendor of the right of stoppage in transitu; he may notwithstanding exercise such right, provided he does so before the goods come to the actual possession of the purchaser, or are placed under circumstances equivalent to actual possession. id i. It seems, delay in the exercise of the right is no objection, provided the possession be resumed before the transitus is at an end. id 4. So also it seems that the right of stoppage in transitu is not divested by the goods being seized or levied upon by virtue of an attachment or execution at the suit of a creditor of the purchaser, where the right is exercised by the vendor before the transitus is at an end. id 6. So also it seems that a vendor is not entitled to exeroise the right of stoppage in transitu, if at the time of the sale of the goods he knows the purchaser to be insolvent. id t. The sale or mortgage of more

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  • Paperback | 532 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236607836