A necessary deposit is one which is made under peculiar stress of circumstances, such as fire, flood, shipwreck, civil riot, or other unforeseen disaster. If, under such conditions, an owner of a chattel entrusts it to the care of a bystander or neighbour, and that person accepts it, it has been suggested that the confidence of the owner in the recipient, and the acceptance by him, constitute an obligation which can be satisfied only by a very strict measure of care on the part of the bailee; but it seems that his duties are merely those of any ordinary
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