213. Necessity for ascertaining date of commencement of tenancy.

In order to ascertain the effect of a notice to quit, it is necessary to know the day of the commencement of the tenancy. Where the agreement expressly specifies that day, the words of the agreement prevail over any contrary indication afforded by the dates for payment of rent1. Where no day is expressly specified, and the tenant enters as yearly tenant in the middle of a quarter, the commencement of the year depends on the manner in which rent is paid or agreed to be paid. If the tenant pays rent up to the next quarter day, and