A Treatise on the Law Relating to Electricity

A Treatise on the Law Relating to Electricity

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...in use for railway business. This excuse has been held in Texas not to constitute a defence to such an action, since railway business has no precedence over ordinary messages in transmission. If this fact, however, is told to the sender at the time of sending the message, it would probably be held that his knowledge of the fact would constitute an acquiescence ern Union Telegraph Co., 42 Mo. App. 542; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Jobe, 6 Tex. Civ. App. 407; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Wingate, 6 Tex. Civ. App. 394. 1 Supra, 400-403. Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Bennett, 1 Tex. Civ. App. 558; Western Union Telegraph Co. v. Cocke, 22 S. W. Rep. 1005; Pope v. Western Union Telegraph Co., 9 Ill. App. 283; Fowler v. Western Union Telegraph Co., S0 Me. 381. a Julian v. Western Union Telegraph Co., 98 Ind. 327; Fowler v. Western Union Telegraph Co., supra. 1 Supra, 400-403. in this method of transmission.1 The excusable delays which arise from the closing of an intermediate or terminal oflice of the telegraph company will be considered later." -111. Diligence required in Delivery.--A. telegraph company is bound to use reasonable diligence and care in making proper delivery of the message in other respects besides promptness, for instance, delivery to the right person or at the right place, and the question whether or not it has done so is for the jury under instructions from the court." The state of facts upon which the court can pass as a question of law has been stated in a preceding section.' On undisputed or ascertained facts from which the inference of negligence or not is necessarily drawn, the court may decide the case as a matter of law.' 412. Delivery to Person.--The...show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893158
  • 9781236893154