The New ‘Mayne’ Law

The New “Mayne” Law. Matt Morgan, artist. “Cabman, no. 000,001, reads: — ‘An agreement to pay more than the lawful fare is not binding on the hirer; but if for less the driver is bound to accept such sum.’ [Speechless indignation of our Cabmen’s Club]” Signed with monogram lower left. Source: Fun (19 July 1862): 174. Click on image to enlarge it.

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Last modified 17 February 2016