There may be said to be three classes of sub-agents:
(1) those employed without the authority, express or implied, of the principal, by whose acts the principal is not bound1;
(2) those employed with the express or implied authority of the principal, but between whom and the principal there is no privity of contract2; and
(3) those employed with the principal's authority, between whom and the principal there is privity of contract, and a direct relationship of principal and agent is, accordingly, established
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