The plaintiff, depositor in a savings bank, sued the bank to recover for a payment made, upon presentation of the passbook together with a forged receipt, to one known to have previously acted as the depositor's agent. In order to protect itself in such a case the bank had provided the following bylaw: "The passbook shall be the voucher of the depositor, and the possession of the passbook shall be sufficient authority to the bank to warrant any deposit or payment made or entered therein." Held, the bank was liable to the depositor, despite the by-law, as it was still bound to exercise reasonable care. Hernandez v. First Nat. Bank, (Neb. 1933) 249 N. W. 592.
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