72. Modes of holding out.

The representation of partnership may be made or communicated either by words, spoken or written, or by conduct1; and may be so made or communicated either by the quasi-partner or by a third person2. In the latter case, the supposed partner is not bound unless the representation has been made with his knowledge and assent3; but, if he has himself made, or expressly or impliedly authorised, such a representation, he is liable even though he may not know that it has been communicated to the person who has acted upon it4