192. Who may pawn at common law.

b.     The Contract of Pledge or Pawn

192.     Who may pawn at common law.

At common law the capacity of a person to enter into a contract of pawn is governed by the same rules as are applicable to contracts in general1. The capacity of minors to enter into a contract of pawn is governed by the rules of common law governing contracts with children2, and a contract of pawn made by an intoxicated person also follows the ordinary law of contract3. The ability of a person lacking capacity to enter into