The Contract of Pawn: As it Exists at Common Law, and as Modified by the Pawnbrokers' Acts, the Factors' Acts, and Other Statutes

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Stevens, 1866 - Pawnbroking - 352 pages

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Page 320 - Document of title to goods" includes any bill of lading, dock warrant, warehouse receipt or order for the delivery of goods, or any other document used in the ordinary course of business...
Page 52 - document of title" shall include any bill of lading, dock warrant, warehouse-keeper's certificate, and warrant or order for the delivery of goods, and any other document used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of the document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 2 - If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down : for that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin : wherein shall he sleep ? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.
Page 136 - Goods ; and any Person, to whom any Property shall be offered to be sold, pawned, or delivered, if he shall have reasonable Cause to suspect that any such Offence has been committed on or with respect to such Property, is...
Page 322 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable-, at the discretion of the Court, to any of the punishments which the Court may award, as hereinbefore last mentioned.
Page 320 - ... within the meaning of this act ; and any agent intrusted as aforesaid, and possessed of any such document of title, whether derived immediately from the owner of such goods, or obtained by reason of such agent's having been intrusted with the possession of the goods, or of any other document of title thereto...
Page 211 - ... contract, dealing, or transaction, or at the time of executing or levying such execution or attachment, notice of any prior act of bankruptcy by him committed...
Page 319 - Agent so intrusted as aforesaid, as well for any original Loan, Advance, or Payment made upon .the Security of such Goods or Documents, as also for any further or continuing Advance in respect thereof, and such Contract or Agreement shall be binding upon and good against the Owner of such Goods, and all other Persons interested therein, notwithstanding the Person claiming such Pledge or Lien may have had Notice that the Person with whom such Contract or Agreement is made is only an Agent.
Page 318 - ... documents, as also for any further or continuing advance in respect thereof; and such contract or agreement shall be binding upon and good against the owner of such goods, and all other persons interested therein, notwithstanding the person claiming such pledge or lien may have had notice that the person with whom such contract or agreement is made is only an agent.
Page 277 - ... the Party making the Requisition and receiving the Fugitive ; and it is by the Eleventh Article of the said Treaty further agreed, that the Tenth Article hereinbefore recited, should continue in force until one or other of the High Contracting Parties should signify its wish to terminate it, and no longer : And whereas it is expedient that provision should be made for carrying the said agreement into effect...

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