A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical of Commerce and Commercial Navigation

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Page 7 - An Act to regulate the Issue of Bank Notes, and for giving to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England certain Privileges for a limited Period.
Page 30 - In such a case, the rule of law is, that the loss must be apportioned between them, as having been occasioned by the fault of both of them.
Page 31 - That when both are going by the wind, the vessel on the starboard tack shall keep her wind and the one on the larboard tack bear up, thereby passing each other on the larboard hand.
Page 20 - ... for all sums above five pounds, on all occasions on which any tender of money may be legally made, so long as the Bank of England shall continue to pay on demand their said notes in legal coin...
Page 96 - ... upon which the duties should be assessed. And it shall be the duty of the collector within whose district the same may be imported or entered to cause the dutiable value of such imports to be appraised, estimated, and ascertained, in accordance with the provisions of existing laws; and...
Page 72 - HM shall, within the meaning and for the purposes of this act, be deemed and taken to be the master of such ship ; and that every person (apprentices excepted) who shall be employed or engaged to serve in any capacity on board...
Page 57 - No seaman shall, by any agreement other than is provided by this Title [RS 4501-4613], forfeit his lien upon the ship, or be deprived of any remedy for the recovery of his wages to which he would otherwise have been entitled; and every stipulation in any agreement inconsistent with any provision of this Title, and every stipulation by which any seaman...
Page 96 - That from and after the first day of December next', in lieu of the duties heretofore imposed by law on the articles hereinafter mentioned, and on such 3 may now be exempt from duty, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, on the goods, wares, and merchandise herein enumerated and provided for, imported from foreign countries, the following rates of duty...
Page 65 - ... for the relief and support of sick, maimed, and disabled seamen, and of the widows and children of such as shall be killed, slain, or drowned in the merchant service...
Page 8 - Bullion so appropriated and set apart to the said Issue Department; and from thenceforth it shall not be lawful for the said Governor and Company to increase the Amount of Securities for the Time being in the said Issue Department, save as hereinafter is mentioned, but it shall be lawful for the said Governor and Company to diminish the Amount of such Securities, and again to increase the same to any Sum not exceeding in the whole the sum of Fourteen million Pounds, and so from Time to Time as they...

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