A Treatise on the Law of Liens, Common Law, Statutory, Equitable, and Maritime Volume 1

A Treatise on the Law of Liens, Common Law, Statutory, Equitable, and Maritime Volume 1

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...boarding-house where the baggage, goods, and efiects are detained. 539. Virginia.?--In case any sum due to an innkeeper or boarding-house keeper from a boarder or lodger be not paid within thirty days after it is due, he may, after due notice, sell the baggage and effects of such boarder or lodger, or such part thereof as may be necessary, at public auction, and apply the proceeds of sale to the payment of such debt. 1 Comp. Laws 1877, 1194-1195. 2 Acts 1879, ch. 84, 1. 365 CHAPTER XII. LANDLORDS' LIENS FOR RENT. I. By reservation or contract, 540-V. How the liens may be waived or 550. lost, 577-595. II. Statutory liens and their priority, VI. The remedy of distress, and the en5.'l-560. forcement of the liens, 596-601. III. To what property the liens attach, VII. Statutory provisions and adjudica56l-570. tions under the same in the sevIV. What rent is secured, 571-576. eral states, 602-640. I. Liens by Reservation or Contract. 540. In genera1.--The right of a landlord to a first lien upon his tenant's goods for his rent has always been regarded as just and proper. It is a right greatly to the interest of tenants, especially those of the poorer class, for it gives them credit, and enables them to hire property which they otherwise could not. This lien has been regarded with such favor that at common law the landlord was allowed to take the enforcement of it into his _own hands, and by the hands of a bailiff of his own appointment to seize and sell his tena.nt's chattels found on the premises for the rent in arrear At common law, however, the landlord had no lien for rent upon his tenant's goods; but he had a right to seize or distrain the goods found upon the leased premises for rent due and...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236853768
  • 9781236853769