A notice to quit need not be served personally upon the tenant1. It may be served upon his agent2 and, when so served, it is unnecessary to prove that the notice actually came to his knowledge; it is sufficient if the fact of the agency is established and then it is proved that the agent was actually served. The spouse, or a member of the domestic staff, of the tenant at the tenant's dwelling house, whether this is on or off the demised premises, is an implied agent to receive a notice to quit, although the tenant may give
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