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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3272.9]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )

PART 4. OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS [1738 - 3273]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 7. CARRIAGE [2085 - 2212]

  ( Title 7 enacted 1872. )

CHAPTER 4. Carriage of Messages [2161 - [2162.]]
  ( Chapter 4 enacted 1872. )

2161.
  

A carrier of messages for reward, other than by telegraph or telephone, must deliver them at the place to which they are addressed, or to the person for whom they are intended. Such carrier, by telegraph or telephone, must deliver them at such place and to such person, providedthe place of address, or the person for whom they are intended, is within a distance of two miles from the main office of the carrier in the city or town to which the messages are transmitted, and the carrier is not required, in making the delivery, to pay on his route toll or ferriage; but for any distance beyond one mile from such office, compensation may be charged for a messenger employed by the carrier.

(Amended by Stats. 1905, Ch. 469.)

[2162.]
  

 Section Twenty-one Hundred and Sixty-two. A carrier of messages for reward, must use great care and diligence in the transmission and delivery of messages.

(Amended by Code Amendments 1873-74, Ch. 612.)

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