A System of the Law of Marine Insurances: With Three Chapters on Bottomry, on Insurances on Lives, and on Insurances Against Fire

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For Thomas and Andrews ..., David West ..., and John West, 1799 - Marine insurance - 570 pages
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Page 453 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page 453 - ... until she hath moored at anchor twenty-four hours in good safety; and upon the goods and merchandises, until the same be there discharged and safely landed.
Page 183 - ... is a fraud, and therefore the policy is void. Although the suppression should happen through mistake, without any fraudulent intention; yet still the underwriter is deceived, and the policy is void; because the risque run is really different from the risque understood and intended to be run, at the time of the agreement.
Page 453 - Upon any kind of goods and merchandises, and also upon the body, tackle, apparel, ordnance, munition, artillery, boat, and other furniture, of and in the good ship or vessel called the...
Page 454 - Assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the Defence, Safeguard and Recovery of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, &c., or any Part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance ; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute, each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 459 - Witness whereof the said corporation have caused their common seal to be hereunto affixed, the day of in the year of the reign of our sovereign lord by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 455 - Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid to...
Page 31 - Insurance duly stamped as aforesaid, after the same shall have been underwritten, or to require any additional Stamp Duty by reason of such Alteration, so that such Alteration be made before Notice of the Determination of the Risk...
Page 7 - ... or effects on account of wages, exceeding one moiety of the " wages due, at the time of such payment, till such ship shall " return to Great Britain or Ireland.
Page 197 - he believes the man to be in good health," knowing nothing about it, nor having any reason to believe the contrary, there, though the person is not in good health, it will not avoid the policy, because the underwriter then takes the risk upon himself. So that there cannot be a clearer distinction than that which exists between a warranty which makes part of the written policy and...

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