The Laws of Business for Business Men, in All the States of the Union: With Forms for Mercantile Instruments, Deeds, Leases, Wills, &c

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Little, Brown, 1869 - Commercial law - 504 pages
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Contents

OF PAYMENT
83
CHAPTER XII
126
Of the Execution of Authority
133
Of the Liability of an Agent
134
Of the Bights of Action growing out of Agency
135
How a Principal is affected by the Acts of his Agent
137
Of the Mutual Rights and Duties of Principal and Agent
139
Of Factors and Brokers
142
CHAPTER XETI PARTNERSHIP Sect 1 What a Partnership is
146
How a Partnership may be dissolved
149
Of the Property of the Partnership
151
Of the Authority of each Partner and the Joint Liability of the Partnership
152
Of the Remedies of Partners against each other
157
Of the Rights of the Firm against Third Parties
159
Of the Rights of Creditors in Respect to Funds
160
Of the Effects of Dissolution
162
Of Limited Partnerships
164
CHAPTER XIV
166
Of the Revocation of a Submission to Arbitrators
173
CHAPTER XV
175
Of the Common Carrier
177
Of the Obligation of the Common Carrier to receive and carry Goods or Passengers
180
Of the Lien of the Common Carrier
190
Of the Liability of the Common Carrier
191
Of the Carrier of Passengers
195
Of a Notice by the Carrier respecting his Liability
196
Of the Carriers Liability for Goods carried by Passengers
198
CHAPTER XVI
203
Construction of the Statute
204
Of the New Promise
206
Of PartPayment
208
Of the Promise of one of Several Joint Debtors
209
To whom the New Promise should be made
210
Of Accounts between Merchants
211
Of the other Statutory Exceptions
212
When the Period of Limitation begins
215
That the Statute does not affect Collateral Security
217
OF INTEREST AND USURY Sect 1 What Interest is and when it is due
218
Of Money
219
Of a Charge for Risk or for Service
226
Of the Sale of Notes
227
Of Compound Interest
231
OF BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY Sect 1 Of the History of the Law of Bankruptcy
233
Of the Difference between Bankruptcy and Insolvency
236
Of the Tribunal and Jurisdiction
239
Who may be Insolvents
242
Of the Proof of Debts
243
Of the Assignee
248
What Property the Assignee takes
250
Of the Discharge of the Insolvent
254
Of Foreign Bankruptcy or Insolvency
256
CHAPTER XIX
261
Of the Employment of a Ship by the Owner
281
Of CharterParties
290
Of General Average
295
Of Salvage
301
Of the Navigation of the Ship
304
Of the Seamen
309
Of Pilots
312
Of Material Men
313
CHAPTER XXI
315
Of the Interest of the Insured
318
Of the Interest which may be insured
320
Of Prior Insurance
324
Of Double Insurance and Reinsurance
325
Of Warranties
326
Of Implied Warranties
328
Of Representation and Concealment
331
What Things should be communicated
332
Of the Premium
334
Of the Description of the Property insured
336
Of the Perils covered by the Policy
337
Of Perils of the Sea
339
Of Collision
341
Of Fire
342
Of Piracy Robbery or Theft
343
Of Capture Arrest and Detention
345
Of Prohibited Trade
346
Of Deviation
347
Of the Termini of the Voyage and of the Risk
350
Of Total Loss and Abandonment
353
Of Revocation of Abandonment
362
Of General Average
363
Of Partial Loss
364
Of Adjustment
366
CHAPTER XXII
368
Of the Construction of Policies against Fire
372
Of the Interest of the Insured
380
Of Reinsurance
384
Of Double Insurance
385
Of Warranty and Representation
387
Of the Risk incurred Dy the Insurers
392
Of Valuation
395
Of Alienation
396
Of Notice and Proof 399
401
OF LIFE INSURANCE Sect 1 Of the Purpose and Method of Life Insurance
404
Of the Premium
405
Of the Restrictions and Exceptions in Life Policies
406
Of the Interest of the Insured
409
OF DEEDS CONVEYING LAND
417
OF MORTGAGES
428
CHAPTER XXVII
439
Of Contracts and Mercantile Instruments generally and of Bonds
451
Index
479

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