Where a bill of lading is presented in order to obtain delivery of the goods, and the goods are delivered in whole or in part to the person presenting the bill of lading, a contract may be implied between the holder of the bill of lading and the carrier on the terms of the bill of lading1.
If a holder of the bill of lading who is not a consignee or indorsee presents the bill of lading to the shipowner and requests and obtains delivery of the goods, he impliedly agrees with the shipowner that each is to have the
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