(740 ILCS 25/1) (from Ch. 27, par. 1)
    Sec. 1. That whenever any property is received by a common carrier, to be transported from one place to another, within or without this state, it shall not be lawful for such carrier to limit his common law liability safely to deliver such property at the place to which the same is to be transported by any stipulation or limitation expressed in the receipt given for such property.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 268.)