The Government Class Book eBook

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Sec.3.  What distinction has been made between conditional and unconditional bills of sale and assignments?

Sec.4.  In different states, what different rules prevail?

Sec.5.  How does the strict rule sometimes operate to the injury of honest debtors?

Sec.6.  How has this question been settled in some states?  What are these instruments of conveyance called?  Must they be recorded in this state?

Sec.7.  In what case, when there is a judgment against the seller, would a sale of personal property be fraudulent?

Sec.8.  How are assignments made for the benefit of creditors?  May such assignor prefer any of his creditors?

Sec.9.  If he agrees to pay all a certain share, and then privately prefers some, what is the effect?

Sec.10.  In what cases are gifts valid against creditors?

Chapter LVII.

Sec.1.  Define bailment.

Sec.2.  For what is a bailee without reward responsible?  What is a depositary?

Sec.3.  A mandatary?  For what is he responsible?

Sec.4.  For what is a borrower liable?  How is he restricted in the use of the article?

Sec.5.  In the case of property pledged as security for debt, what are the liabilities?

Sec.6.  What in case of a hired article?

Sec.7.  What if work or care is to be bestowed upon a thing delivered?

Sec.8.  The liability of innkeepers?

Sec.9.  Of persons carrying goods for hire in a particular case?

Sec.10.  What is a common carrier?  To what extent is he liable?

Sec.11.  What are his rights and obligations as to receiving and carrying goods?

Sec.12.  What are the liabilities of proprietors of stage coaches as to passengers?  What as to the carrying of goods and the baggage of passengers?

Chapter LVIII.

Sec.1.  Define agent, principal, factor.  What is a factor sometimes called?

Sec.2.  How is a factor secured for money advanced on property?

Sec.3.  What is this right to hold property called?  How is he restricted?

Sec.4.  How far is a principal bound by the acts of a general agent?  What is a general agent?

Sec.5.  How far is an agent bound to his principal?  In what case may he depart from his instructions?

Sec.6.  By what rule is he to be governed?

Sec.7.  What degree of diligence and skill must he exercise?  What is ordinary diligence?  Reasonable skill?

Sec.8.  In what cases is an agent responsible to the person with whom he deals?  In what case is a principal liable for goods bought by an agent in his own name?

Sec.9.  What is a broker?  His ordinary business?  In what does he differ from a factor?

Sec.10.  What is a lien?  For whose benefit is the right intended?  How their right restricted?

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