The importance of this rule depends upon the difference in law between a custom which is so general that it has the force of law, and one ... Thus, in England, a party agreeing to leave in a warren 10, 000 rabbits, was held bound to leave there 12, 000, because it was ... But it is a very different thing when the question is whether a custom exists, so general as to be a part of the custom of merchants, or of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge|
|Author||:||George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana|