189. Agent’s authority in an emergency.

An agent has authority, in an emergency, to do all such acts for the purpose of protecting his principal from loss and would be done by a person or ordinary prudence, in his own case, under similar circumstances.

(a) An agent for sale may have good repaired if it be necessary.

(b) A consigns provision to be at Calcutta, with direction to send them immediately to C, at Cuttack. B may sell the provision at Calcutta, if they will not bear the journey to Cuttack without spoiling.

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