A Treatise on the Law of Master and Servant, Including Therein Masters and Workmen in Every Description of Trade and Occupation; With an Appendix of Statutes

A Treatise on the Law of Master and Servant, Including Therein Masters and Workmen in Every Description of Trade and Occupation; With an Appendix of Statutes

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... robbing me. Do not speak to him any more in public or in private or I shall think you as bad as him; " this was held to be a privileged communication, and the plaintiff, having brought an action for slander against his master, was nonsuited, Lord Truro ruling, that, in the absence of any other 450 evidence of express malice on the part of the defendant, there was no case to go to the jury; and this ruling was afterwards upheld by the Court of Common Pleas. Communications made by atenant to his landlord re-Letter specting the character of a servant about to be hired by ''FiW'11 by _ the latter have also been held to be privileged (e). his Thus, where (f) the father of the plaintiif had been for;e., pecting some years gamekeeper to the Marquis of Anglesey, person who and the plaintiif wished to become his lordship's game-'fished if M keeper and overlooker of fences for a farm of which the lagglfii S r defendant, anold man, was tenant; and the defendant ga P6 ' (d) Somerville v. Hawkins, 20 L. J., C. P. 131; 10 C. B. 483; see also Munb_1l v. Will, ante, p. 442. (0) As to how far a communimtion by a landlord to his tenant reflecting on the character ofthe tenant's servants is privileged, see Knight v. Gibbs, 1 A. & E. 43. (f) Cnckag/ne v. Hodgkinson, 5 C. & P. 543. The question of privilege appears not to have been raised in Baylia v. Lawrence, 11 A. & E. 920, in which case the libel complained of was contained in a letter written by defendant to plaintifi"s landlord, complaining of his conduct about game. 26 MAS. & San. (463). had been acting bond fide. sent a letter to the Marquis, informing him, amongst other things, that the plaintifi encouraged poachers, and sold game. Mr. Justice Parke...show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123687398X
  • 9781236873989