Q. When the property of a Thing was to be transferred, was it necessary that it should be placed in the hands of the intended transferee P As 45. ... The texts also speak of delivery longa manu, as when a debtor, instead of paying his debt into my hands, put it down, by my direction, in my sight (in conspectu meo) : here possession was acquired longa manu, for the ancients referred all the senses to touch.
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