Cases on the Law of Agency

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Página 122 - 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...
Página 254 - The general rule is, that the master is answerable for every such wrong of the servant or agent as is committed in the course of the service and for the master's benefit, though no express command or privity of the master be proved.
Página 231 - It does not interfere with the well-established principle that where the true owner holds out another, or allows him to appear, as the owner of, or as having full power of disposition over, the property, and innocent third parties are thus led into dealing with such apparent owner, they will be protected.
Página 620 - J. — This is an action brought by the plaintiff against the defendant to recover damages for an injury to his person resulting from the negligence of the defendant.
Página 114 - Hilary term, 1823, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the court upon the following case...
Página 160 - ... 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; and this, whether the agreement be or be not required to be in writing by the statute of frauds; and this evidence in no way contradicts the written agreement.
Página 249 - ... with interest thereon, at the rate of 8 per cent per annum, from the date of...
Página 280 - Salk. 282, as a general position," that no master is chargeable with the acts of his servant but when he acts in the execution of the authority given him." Now when a servant quits sight of the object for which he is employed, and without having in view his master's orders pursues that which his own malice suggests, he no longer acts in pursuance of the authority given him, and according to the doctrine of Lord Holt his master will not be answerable for such act.
Página 773 - We hold it to be clear, that the interest which can protect a power after the death of a person who creates it, must be an interest in the thing itself. In other words, the power must be engrafted on an estate in the thing. The words themselves should seem to import this meaning. 'A power coupled with an interest,' is a power which accompanies, or is connected with, an interest.
Página 68 - All agreements for pecuniary considerations to control the business operations of the government, or the regular administration of justice, or the appointments to public offices, or the ordinary course of legislation, are void as against public policy, without reference to the question, whether improper means are contemplated or used in their execution.

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