59-6-7Exclusive credit given to agent--Exoneration of principal.

If exclusive credit is given to an agent by the person dealing with him, his principal is exonerated by payment or other satisfaction made by him to his agent, in good faith, before receiving notice of the creditor's election to hold him responsible.

Source: CivC 1877, § 1371; CL 1887, § 3994; RCivC 1903, § 1690; RC 1919, § 1272; SDC 1939, § 3.0307.