PECULIUM - Steven J. Coker
Subject: PECULIUM
From: Steven J. Coker
Date: October 01, 1998

Extracted From:
  A LAW DICTIONARY ..., SIXTH EDITION, 1856
  by John Bouvier
  CHILDS & PETERSON, PHILADELPHIA

PECULIUM, civil law. The savings which were made by a son or slave with the
consent of his father or master....
   A master is not entitled to the extraordinary earnings of his apprentice,
which do not interfere with his services so as to affect his master's profits.
An apprentice was therefore decreed to be entitled to salvage in opposition to
his master's claim for it....

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