There can be no lien where there is an agreement, either express or implied, that the carrier is to give credit for the carriage1.
The right of a carrier to exercise either a general or a particular lien cannot arise until the transit of the goods is complete; hence in no case can he stop the goods at the commencement of a journey2.
Where separate parcels are carried at one time for the same consignee, the carriage having been paid on some and not on others, the carrier has no right, in the absence of a general lien, to retain all
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