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soiicltors ln ordinary courts, are technically called "agents." Macph. Priv. Conn. 65

—Agent and patient. A phrase indicating ihr slate of a person who is required to do a ll-Iiuz, and is nt the shine time the person to wliuiii it is done.—Lmia.l agent. One appuliii:-d to net as the representative of a corporation and transact its business gencraliy (or biisiiiess of a pnrticuior character) at a given place or within a dnl-ined district. See Frick ('0. i- Wright. 23 Tex. Div. App. 340. '55 S. W. 008. iiioore v. Freeman's Nat. Bank. 92 N. C. .'»'.¥l: “’c tern. etc., Organ Co. v. Anderson. 97 Tc: 4 T.) S. W. 517.—Mn.naginE agent. A person who is invested with general |I)\\Pl". invoiving the exercise of judgment n.iJ(l -"ha.-ii-iion, as dislingiiislvcd from an. ordinary up-nt or eniplové, wbo acts in an inferior ca- pi<.i:':, and under tba direction nnd control of ouinrior authority. th in regard to the extent V:-I‘ I‘:u: work and the mmmer of executing the sum llmldington v. I\la1'iposa. Land & Min. (‘u.. 19 Hun (N. Y.) 405: Tayiur v. Granite

N ire Prov. Ass'n. 136 N. Y 343, 32 N . ‘ Am. St. Rep. 7-19: U. S. v. Ame |_'l Bell . Co. 0. 0.) 29 Fed. 33; Urner M srssmnl Transp. 0. v. V\'liittaker, 16 \\‘is. °" : Fns-

Irir v. (‘liarles Betcher Lumber Co.. 5 S. D. 57. W. 9. 93 L R. A. 490, 49 Am. St Rep. —Privnte agent. An agent acting for on in his private affairs: ns distin-

-‘I’ '1 inihiixluni ,'!'lliSil[‘d from a publio agent, who represents the gowrninent in some administrative capacity.-

Public agent. An ngent of the public._ the suite, or the government; 11 person appointed to not for the nnhlic in some mutter pertaining In the adniinistiation of government or the pub- Iic bi~>io~-;s. See Story. Ag. § 30:; Whitesifle v. United States. 93 U. S. 254, % L Ed. 882. —Renl-estate agent. Any person whose lui.»u:.»s it is to seli, or olfer for sziic. reni esinir for others, or to rent houses. stores. or nilicr hui'liliiigs_ or real estate, or to collect rt-nt Enr otht-rs. Act July 13. 1866. c. 40; 14 St. at Liirzc. 11S. (kirstens v. McRenvy, 1 Wash. St. 3.39. 25 Pac. 471.

Ageutea et consentlentes 113.11 poonn. plectentur. Acting and consenting parties .-are ll-ihie to the some punishment. 5 Coke, 80.

AGER. Lat In the civil law. A iii 1: liuid generally. A portion of land icnl ed by definite houndni-ios. Municipality .\'o. 2 v. Orlenns Cotton Press, 18 Lo. 167, 36 Am. Dec. 624.

In old English law. An acre. Spelman.

AGGI-ZR. Lat. In the civil law. A dam. hank or nioiind. Cod. 9, 38; Townsh. PI. 45.

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT. An as- unit with cirmiiiistnnr-es of nggziavntion. or or a heinous character, or vsith intent to iiuiiiiiit another crime. In re Burns (G. C.) 113 Fnd. 992; Norton v. State, 14 Tex. 393. Sci’ A5!-Al.l'L'l‘.

11--mi-I in Pennsylvania as follows: “If any [.l~l'.~A-[I -ball unlnufiilly nnx] m.iii(ioiisiy infiict ||[AQ zmotlier person. either with or without any vienpon or insiriinient, any grievous boiliiy ham, or unlawfully cut, staii, or wound any oiher person, be shali be guilty of a misde- U! nor," etc. Brightly, Puril. Dig. p. 434. §



AGGRAVATION. Any circumstance attending the commission of a crime or tort which increases its guiit or enormity or adds to its injurious consequenccs,hut a hich is above and beyond the essential constitu- ents or the crime or tort itseit

Matter of aggriivation. correctly understood. does not consist in acts of the some kind and dES_El‘|DiIlOD _as those constituting the gist of the action, but in something done by the defendant. on_tl1i:_ occasion of committing the trespiiss. Wiufih is to some extent, of a different legal character from the principal at-t coinpiaincrl of Hathaway v. Rice, 19 Vt. 107.

In pleading. The introduction of matter tnto the decliirntion which tends to icnrease the amount or damages, but does not nfifect the right of action itself. Staph. Pl 257', 12 Mod. 597.

AGGREGATE. Composed of several; consisting of many persons united together. 1 IE]. Comm 409.

—Aggregate corporation. TION.

See Consona-

AGGREGATIO MENTIUM. in; of minds. The moment when a contract is complete. A supposed deriiation of the word “ngreement."

The meat-

AGGRESSOR. The party who first ot- fers rioience or ofifense. He who begins a quarrel or dispute, either by threatening or striking another.

AGGRIJJVED. Having sufifered loss or injury; dnmnifled; injured.

AGGRIEVI-JD PARTY. Under statutes granting the right or appeal to the piirty aggrieved by an order or jiiilginent, the party aggrioicd is one whose pecuniary interest is directly nilft-L-ted by the ailjiirlicntion; one Whose right of property may be estab- lisheil or divested thereliv. hxufif v. l\1t\iit- goiiiery, 83 Miss. 185 36 South. 67: 1\lCl"ilI‘- land v. Pierce. 151 Ind. 546. 45 N. E‘. TOG; Lamar v. Lain. r. 113 Ga. 684. 45 S. E. 493; Smith v. Brotlstrcet. 10 Pick. (M71ss.) 264; Brvnnt v. Allen. 6 N. ll. L10; Wiggin 1'. Swett. 6 Meta. (Mnss.) 194. 39 Am. Dec. 716; Tillinghast v. Broivn Un.i\ etsity, “-1 R. I. 17.‘). 52 Atl. S91; Lowery v. Lowery. 64 N. 0. 110; Raleigh v. Roget 5 N. J. Eq. 506. Or one against whom error has been commitlecl. Kinenly v. Mncklin, 67 Mo. 95.

AGILD. In Saxon law. Free from penaity. not subject to the payment of gilil, or weregiltl; that is, the custom.irV fine or pecuninry compensation for an oilfense. Spel- man; Cnwell.

AGILER. or informer.

In Saxon low. An observer

AGILLARIUS. L. Lzit. In old English law. A haywnrd, herdiviird, or keeper or the herd of cattle in a common field. Cowell.