Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty, 1822-[1838], Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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A. Strahan, 1833 - Admiralty
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Page 186 - In any legal proceeding to recover such compensation, the person giving security shall be made defendant, and the production of the order of the judge, made in relation to the security, shall be conclusive evidence of the liability of the defendant to the proceeding.
Page 55 - ... as a security for repayment. It is moreover stipulated, that if the ship is lost in the course of the voyage, by any of the perils enumerated in the contract, the lender also shall lose his money ; but if the ship shall arrive safe, then he shall be paid back his principal, and also the interest agreed upon, called marine interest, however this may exceed the legal rate of interest.
Page 53 - ... then this obligation to be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 440 - Stafford from the time whereof the memory of Man is not to the contrary, have...
Page 112 - The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only...
Page 109 - ... of both kinds, which is said by some to be the prototype of slavery, had no other origin than ancient custom ; that a great part of the common law itself, in all its relations, has little other foundation than the same custom ; and that the practice of slavery, as it exists in Antigua, and several other of our colonies, though regulated by law, has been in many instances founded upon a similar authority.
Page 129 - a malus usus which the Court of the King's Privy Council and ' the Courts of Chancery are every day carrying into full effect ' in all considerations of property in the one by appeal, and ' in the other by original causes and all this enjoined and ' confirmed by statutes ? Still less is it to be considered as a ' mains usus in the colonies...
Page 89 - Mortgage, thereof, shall be made only as a Security for the Payment of a Debt or Debts, either by way of Mortgage, or of Assignment to a Trustee or Trustees for the Purpose of selling the same for the Payment of any Debt or Debts, THEN and in every such Case the Collector and Comptroller...
Page 156 - The result of the evidence will be one of three alternatives, either a conviction in your mind that the loss was occasioned by accident, in which case it must be sustained by the party on whom it has fallen ; or a state of reasonable doubt as to the preponderance of evidence, which will have nearly the same effect; or third, a conviction that the party charged with being the cause of the accident is justly chargeable with the loss of this vessel according to the rules of navigation which ought to...
Page 103 - If she depends upon such freedom conveyed by a mere residence in England, she complains of a violation of right which she possessed no longer than whilst she resided in England, but which totally expired when that residence ceased, and she was imported into Antigua.

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