A sub-agent has, in general, no right of lien against the principal as such1. If, however, he is employed with the authority of the principal, and at the time when the right attaches he is unaware of the existence of a principal, he has the same right of lien against him as he would have had if the agent employing him had been the principal2; and although he may be aware of the principal's existence, he has a similar right of lien against the principal in respect of claims arising out of the transaction in which he was employed
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