Corlett v Gordon And Another: 16 Dec 1813

Merchants in London receive from a mere stranger residing abroad a bill of lading of certain goods, in a letter requesting them to effeet insurance, they declining to do business for the consignor, but acting bona fide with a view to his interest, indorse the bilil of lading to a friend of his, who receives the goods, and afterwards fails with the proceeds iri his hands Held, that the merchants, by indorsing the bill of ladiug were liable to the consignor for the amount


[1813] EngR 700, (1813) 3 Camp 472, (1813) 170 ER 1450 (A)




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Updated: 05 May 2022; Ref: scu.338465