Annual Report, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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Boston Board of Trade., 1871 - Boston (Mass.)
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Page 61 - Every bill of lading in the hands of a consignee or endorsee for valuable consideration, representing goods to have been shipped on board a vessel, shall be conclusive evidence of such shipment as against the master or other person signing the same, notwithstanding that such goods or some part thereof may not have been so shipped...
Page 73 - Statutes require meteorological observations to be taken at the military stations in the interior of the Continent and at other points in the States and Territories, for giving notice of the approach and force of storms.
Page 123 - Give lucider hills and intenser seas," Said the North to the South, " Since ever by symbols and bright degrees Art, childlike, climbs to the dear Lord's knees,
Page 61 - ... for valuable consideration, representing goods to have been shipped on board a vessel, shall be conclusive evidence of such shipment as against the master or other person signing the same, notwithstanding that such goods or some part thereof may not have been so shipped, unless such holder of the bill of lading shall have had actual notice at the time of receiving the same that the goods had not been in fact laden on board...
Page 73 - Jannexed, the duty was imposed upon the Secretary of War of causing meteorological observations to be taken, and of giving notice by telegraph and signal of the approach and force of storms.
Page 219 - Boston and its vicinity, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, liabilities and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes ; provided, however, that this act shall not be construed to authorize said corporation to traffic in goods, wares, or merchandise, of any description.
Page 222 - Association and its several divisions, and to keep a record of their doings ; to conduct all correspondence, and to carry into execution all orders, votes and resolves, not otherwise committed ; to keep a list of the members of the Association ; to...
Page 221 - SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the president or, in his absence, of one of the vice-presidents...
Page 73 - War, with the execution of this enactment, and, as the undertaking is for the benefit of the commerce of the United States, all commanding officers are required, and all scientific institutions requested, to aid by their cooperation in its accomplishment. " The text of the order is as follows : ******* " ' The chief signal officer of the army is charged, subject to the direction of the Secretary of War, with the special duties of the observation and giving notice, by telegraph and signal, of...
Page 220 - Counsel, shall hereafter be elected at the annual meeting, and shall consist of a President, two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and a...

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