18 Rogers v. Galloway Female Col-lege, 64 Ark. 627, 44 S. W. 464, 30 L. R. A. 636; Wilson v. First Presbyterian Church, 56 Ga. 654; Irwin v. Lombard University, 66 Ohio St. 9, 20, 46 N. E. 63, 36 L. R. A. 239, 60 Am. St. Rep. 727. See also Hale v. Ripp, 32 Neb. 269, 49 N. W. 218; Roberts v. Cobb, 31 Hun, 160; supra, Sec.116.
Contra is Curry v. Rogers, 21 N. H. 247. A curious case where the promises actually were by the subscribers to each other is New Orleans St. Joseph's Assoc, v. Magnier, 16 La. Ann. 338. A number of hatters agreed to close their shops on Sunday. For any breach it was agreed that the offender should pay the plaintiff S100. The plaintiff was not allowed to recover because its benefit was not the object of the contract.
19 Whitehead v. Burgess, 61 N. J. L. 75, 38 Atl. 802.
20 See also cases where a creditor unidentified at the time of making a contract to pay a claim answering the description of his, is allowed to sue, infra, Sec. 380.
21 Smead v. Steams, 173 Ia. 174, 165 N. W. 307.
22 Ferris v. American Brewing Co., the enforcement by injunction of a promise for the benefit of a third person. The defendant as lessee of certain premises had covenanted with the lessor to sell on the premises no beer except that manufactured by the plaintiff company. The lessor was a relative of stockholders in the company, but had no pecuniary interest in the matter. The company was granted an injunction to enforce the covenant.23