A Compendium Of Commission Cases; Being A Collection Of Cases On The Law Relating To Auctioneers…

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byGeorge St. Leger Daniels

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1900 Excerpt: ... sc that the plaintiffs' right to commission was not interfered with. The substantial defence was that Mr. Sugden had not been led to purchase in consequence of "any mention or publication of the matter for auction purposes" by the plaintiffs, but the jury found that he had, and gave a verdict in his favour for the full amount of his claim. The case was taken to the House of Lords where the verdict was confirmed. The Lord Chancellor observed that originally Pearson had been in communication with the plaintiffs, and although he might not at first have been the agent of Sugden, he nevertheless became so in the course of the negotiations, and the terms of the written contract had been fulfilled. Counsel for the plaintiffs: Mr. Murphy, Q.C., Mr. Edwyn Jones and Mr. A. E. Nelson; counsel for the defendant: Mr. Herschell, Q.C., and Mr. Reed. Hellier v. Barnett. Wolverhampton County Court, April 12. 1830.--Before his Honour Judge Griffith. Reported ESTATES GAZETTE, Vol. zxiii., p. 246. Purchase incomplete--There must be a sale or a bindinij agreement for a sale before commission can be claimed. Mr. Hellier, an estate agent, sought to recover the sum of £20 from the defendant, a money lender in Wolverhampton, for commission alleged to be due for obtaining a purchaser for,nine houses in Brick-kiln Street. The facts were that the defendant had asked the plaintiff to obtain him a purchaser, and said he wanted about £850 for the property. The plaintiff stated thit if he obtained a purchaser he should expect a commission of 2 per cent., and subsequently introduced a gentleman who expressed his willingness to buy the property. The defendant asked for a deposit of £100, and fur the purchaser to sign an agreement there and then, but the latter wished to go to...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1900 Excerpt: ... sc that the plaintiffs' right to commission was not interfered with. The substantial defence was that Mr. Sugden had not been le...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217907334

ISBN - 13:9780217907330

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