Bailor



a person who delivers personal property in bailment.
Historical Examples

This transaction with C constitutes a bailment, in which the bailor does not have title to the property bailed.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

Examples of bailments for the sole benefit of the bailee are loans to the bailee without compensation to the bailor.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

It is the same as in the case of the death of any bailor or depositor.
Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

If the bailee fails to use this degree of skill, he is liable in damages to the bailor.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

What is the consideration in a bailment for the sole benefit of the bailor?
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

What degree of care is required of a bailee in case the bailment is for the sole benefit of the bailor?
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

It is not necessary that the bailor have title to the property to bail it.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

But as the remedies were all in the bailee’s hands, it also followed that he was bound to hold his bailor harmless.
The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Depositum, or bailment without reward, in order that the bailee may keep the goods for the bailor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

That doctrine was the absolute responsibility of the bailee to the bailor, if the goods were wrongfully taken from him.
The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

noun
(contract law) a person who retains ownership of goods but entrusts possession of them to another under a bailment

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