Illustrative Cases in Agency: With Analysis and Citations

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T. & J.W. Johnson & Company, 1895 - Agency (Law) - 239 pages
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Page 117 - Attorney for me and in my name, place and stead to (227), giving and granting unto my said Attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 67 - States, do hereby constitute and appoint . my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name...
Page 193 - We find no authority for the proposition that a contract under seal may be turned into the simple contract of a person not in any way appearing on its face to be a party to, or interested in it, on proof dehors the instrument, that the nominal party was acting as the agent of another...
Page 16 - Appeal from a judgment of the general term of the Superior Court of the City of New York, entered upon an order made June 8, 1886, which affirmed a judgment in favor of plaintiff, entered upon the report of a referee.
Page 49 - No estate or interest in lands, other than leases for a term not exceeding one year, nor any trust or power over or concerning lands, or in any manner relating thereto, shall hereafter be created, granted, assigned, surrendered, or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by deed, or conveyance in writing...
Page 204 - There is no doubt, that where such an agreement is made, it is competent to show that one or both of the contracting parties were agents for other persons, and acted as such agents in making the contract, so as to give the benefit of the contract on the one hand to, and charge with liability on the other, the unnamed principals...
Page 193 - ... simple contract of a person not in any way appearing on its face to be a party to or interested in it, on proof dehors the instrument, that the nominal party was acting as the agent of another, and especially in the absence of any proof that the alleged principal has received any benefit from it, or has in any way ratified it, and we do not feel at liberty to extend the doctrine applied to simple contracts -executed by an agent for an unnamed principal so as to embrace this case.
Page 140 - But a mere description of the general relation or office which the person signing the paper holds to another person or to a corporation, without indicating that the particular signature is made in the execution of the office and agency, is not sufficient to charge the principal or to exempt the agent from personal liability.
Page 36 - When, then, a partnership is formed for a particular purpose, it is understood to be in itself a grant of power to the acting members of the company to transact its business in the usual way. If that business be to buy and sell, then the individual buys and sells for the company, and every person with whom he trades in the way of its business has a right to consider him as the company, whoever may compose it. It is usual to buy and sell on...
Page 213 - Now if there be no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

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