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Watteau v. Fenwick
Citation:1 Queen’s Bench 346 (1892)
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It appeared that one Humble had carried on business at a beerhouse called the Victoria Hotel, at Stockton-on-Tees, which business he had transferred to the defendants, a firm of brewers. After the transfer of the business, Humble remained as defendants’ manager; but the license was always taken out in Humble’s name. Under the terms of the agreement made between Humble and the defendants, the former had no authority to buy any goods for the business except a few items. The action was brought to recover the price of goods delivered at the Victoria Hotel.
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