A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies; And to Every Department of the Legal Profession Volume 2

A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies; And to Every Department of the Legal Profession Volume 2

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...Pnorsarr includes: Chap. I.--Incidents peculiar to mercantile property.', II.---Shipping., III.--Goodwill., IV.--Negotiable instruments. III. Msncanrrnn CONTRACTS include: Chap. I.--Bills of exchange and promissory notes., II.--Contracts with carriers., III.--Contracts of aifreightment., IV.--Maritime insurance., V.--Life insurance., VI.--Fire insurance., VII.---Bottomry and respondentia., VIII.--Hiring and service., IX.--Contracts with seamen., X.--Contracts of apprenticeship., XI.--Guarantees., XII.--Sales., XIII.--Debts. IV. ltlsncaurxnn Rnmsnrss include: Chap. I.--Stoppage in tramitu.', II.--Lien., III.--Bankruptcy. 1 The seven sections into which he divides this chapter, are thus entitled; and the student, by reading only the titles carefully, will be able to form some idea of the great extent of the subject. 1. Definition and character of agent; 2. Rights of principal against agent; 3. Rights of agent against principal; 4. Rights of third parties against principal; 5. Rights of principal against third parties; 6. Rights of agent against third parties; 7. Rights of third parties against agent. 1 That is, becoming subject to the operation of, and transferable by, the bankrupt laws; jua accrcsccndi, inter mcrcatorea locum non habet; privilege from distress; and trade fixtures. 3 "Stoppage in tranailu," said the late Baron Gurney (Gibson v. Can-ntherx, 8 'M. &, W. 331), " stands alone in our law. It is founded in strict justice. Aperson who has sold and sent ofi' goods to a purchaser may, on the bankruptcy or insolvency of that purchaser, repossess himself of them, if he can do so before the end of their journey." "In courts of equity," said Lord Abinger, on...
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  • Paperback | 312 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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