An Analytical Digest of the Law of Marine Insurance: Containing a Digest of All the Cases Adjudged in this State ... with References to an Appendix of Cases Decided in the Supreme, Circuit, and District Courts of the United States ... to the Year 1830

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Collins, Keese & Company, 1841 - Insurance, Marine - 215 pages
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Page 315 - ... that every vessel so circumstanced may be turned away from such port or place; but she shall not be detained, nor her cargo, if not contraband, be confiscated, unless after notice she shall again attempt to enter, but she shall be permitted to go to any other port or place she may think proper...
Page 133 - ... it cometh to pass upon the loss or perishing of any ship, there followeth not the undoing of any man, but the loss lighteth rather easily upon many than heavily upon few and rather upon them that adventure not than those that do adventure, whereby all merchants especially of the younger sort, are allured to venture more willingly and more freely...
Page 126 - ... and all other articles that are perishable in their own nature, are warranted by the assured free from average, unless general...
Page 132 - interest or no interest," or "without further proof of interest than the policy itself," or "without benefit of salvage to the insurer...
Page 16 - It is also agreed that the property be warranted by the assured free from any charge, damage, or loss which may arise in consequence of a seizure or detention, for or on account of any illicit or prohibited trade, or any trade in articles contraband of war.
Page 54 - A blockade is a sort of circumvallation round a place, by which all foreign connection and correspondence is, as far as human force can effect it, to be entirely cut off. It is intended to suspend the entire commerce of that place; and a neutral is no more at liberty to assist the traffic of exportation than of importation.
Page 315 - And whereas it frequently happens that vessels sail for a port or place belonging to an enemy without knowing that the same is besieged, blockaded or invested...
Page 308 - ... should be employed in the outfit of the vessel or invested in the goods on which the risk is run. It matters not at what time the loan is made or upon what goods the risk is taken.
Page 69 - The Berlin decree, which was issued on the 21st of November, 1806, declared the whole of the British islands in a state of blockade, and all vessels, of whatever country, trading to them, liable to be captured by the ships of France. It also shut out all British vessels and produce both from France and from all the other countries then subject to the authority of the French emperor.
Page 314 - But where the general owner retains the possession, command and navigation of the ship, and contracts to carry a cargo on freight for the voyage, the charter-party is considered a mere affreightment, sounding in covenant ; and the freighter is not clothed with the character or legal responsibility of ownership.

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