Laws of Business for All the States and Territories of the Union and the Dominion of Canada, with Forms and Directions for All Transactions: And Abstracts of the Laws of All the States and Territories on Various Topics (Google eBook)

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S.S. Scranton Company, 1920 - Commercial law - 961 pages
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Contents

Simple Bond without Condition
78
Brief Form of an Assignment to be indorsed on a Note
84
Delivery and its Incidents
92
Bill of Sale of Personal Property
102
PAGE
105
Rights of Parties in Goods in Transitu
106
CHAPTER XIII
119
CHAPTER XV
132
Form of a Note given for a Chattel sold with a Condition
139
Consideration of Negotiable Paper 145
148
Judgment Note with Waiver
166
CHAPTER XVI
178
Agency in General
179
How Authority may be given to an Agent
181
Extent and Duration of Authority
182
Execution of Authority
184
Liability of an Agent
185
Rights of Action growing out of Agency
186
How a Principal is Affected by the Acts of his Agent
187
Mutual Rights and Duties of Principal and Agent
188
Factors and Brokers
190
Forms Form 81 Power of Attorney
193
Power to Substitute Attorney
194
Power of Attorney in a Shorter Form
195
Full Power of Attorney to Demand and Recover Debts
196
Power of Attorney to sell and deliver Chattels
197
Power of Attorney to subscribe for Stock
198
Power to receive Dividend
199
How a Partnership may be Formed
201
How a Partnership may be Dissolved
202
Property of the Partnership
204
Authority of each Partner and the Joint Liability of the Partnership
205
Remedies of Partners against each other
209
Rights of the Firm against Third Parties
210
Rights of Creditors in Respect to Funds
211
Effects of Dissolution
213
Limited Partnership
214
Articles of Copartnership between two Tradesmen
215
Certificate of a Limited Partnership with Acknowledg ment and Oath
217
Conditions under which a Corporation may commence Business
220
Liabilities of Stockholders Officers and Directors
226
CHAPTER XIX
239
Simple Agreement to Refer
245
Obligation of Common Carrier to receive and carry Goods
254
The Carriers Liability for Goods carried by Passengers
264
CHAPTER XXII
270
CHAPTER XXIV
295
CHAPTER XXV
309
CHAPTER XXVI
315
General Average
334
Pilots
347
Charter Party
351
Bill of Lading
353
Maritime Protest
354
CHAPTER XXVII
356
Interest of the Insured
359
Interest which may be insured
361
Prior Insurance
364
Memorandum
365
Implied Warranties
367
Representation and Concealment
369
What Things should be communicated
370
Premium
371
Description of the Property Insured
372
Perils covered by the Policy
373
XrV Perils of the Sea
374
Fire
375
Barratry
376
General Clause
377
Deviation
378
Termini of the Voyage and of the Risk
380
Total Loss and Abandonment
382
Abandonment
385
Partial Loss
387
CHAPTER XXVIII
388
Construction of Policies against Fire
391
Notice with Certificate of Magistrate
409
Assignment of a Policy to be indorsed thereon
410
Transfer and Assignment of Policy
411
CHAPTER XXIX
412
Premium
413
Restrictions and Exceptions in Life Policies
414
Interest of the Insured
416
Warranty Representation and Concealment
417
Endowment Policies
421
IXHealth Insurance
426
Employers Liability Insurance
427
Public Liability Insurance
428
Fidelity Insurance
429
Burglary and other Insurance
430
CHAPTER XXX
432
Usual Clauses in Deeds
439
Acknowledgment by Individual
447
Acknowledgment Outside the United States
448
117182 Forms and Requirements of Deeds and Acknowledg ments for all the States and Territories and the Dominion of Canada
449
General Forms 183 Quitclaim Deed without any Warranty
491
Quitclaim Deed with Special Warranty
492
Dominion of Canada
507
Province of QuebecWarranty Deed
513
Forms 207271 Mortgages for the several States and Territories
520
Miscellaneous Forms page Form 272 A Promissory Note to be secured by Mortgage
578
Bond to be Secured by a Mortgage
579
Assignment of Mortgage used in Michigan
580
Assignment of Bond and Mortgage with Warrant of At torneyNew Jersey Form
581
Satisfaction of Mortgage used in New York
582
Release and Quitclaim of Mortgage as used in some Western States
583
Release of a Trust Deed Mortgage at the Request of the Creditor in use in Virginia and West Virginia
584
Partial ReleaseAnother Form
585
Deed Extending a Mortgage
586
Abstract of State Laws relating to Foreclosure of Mort gages
587
CHAPTER XXXII
592
Rights and Obligations of the Parties
593
Fixtures
597
Digest of Leases
599
Short Form of a Lease
600
Short Form of Lease in use in some Western States
602
Lease of City Property in use in Massachusetts
603
292jLease of City Property in use in Chicago
605
Lease with Covenants as to WaterRate and Injury by Fire in use in New York City
607
Lease of City Property in use in St Louis
609
Lease of Suite of Rooms
610
Lease of Suite of RoomsFuller Form
611
Country Lease in use in some Western States
614
A Ground Lease
616
Assignment of Lease and Ground Rent
619
A Building Lease
620
A Mining Lease
621
CHAPTER XXXIII
634
Abstract of the Laws of the States respecting Chattel Mortgages
641
CHAPTER XXXIV
653
Form of Assignment of Patent or of an Undivided Inter
659
The Patent Law of the Dominion of Canada
661
CHAPTER XXXV
667
Trustee Process
674
CHAPTER XXXVII
740
CHAPTER XXXVIII
760
Acts of Bankruptcy specified
761
Voluntary Assignments
767
CHAPTER XXXIX
775
Abstract of the Laws of all States and Territories concerning Wills
783
CHAPTER XL
793
LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF FARMERS
810
Section IVFarm Ways
819
Section XHiring of Help
826
CHAPTER XLIV
834
THE AUTOMOBILE
839
CHAPTER XLVI
846
ThirdCompensation for Injuries
855
DEPOSITIONS AND AFFIDAVITS
901
Interest Tables
924
HOTEL KEEPERS INN KEEPERS AND BOARDINGHOUSE
938

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