The Fire Underwriters' Text-book

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Insurance Monitor Office, 1872 - Fire insurance - 829 pages
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Page 12 - And so we the assurers are contented, and do hereby promise and bind ourselves each one for his own part, our heirs, executors, and goods to the assured, their executors, administrators, and assigns for the true performance of the premises, confessing ourselves paid the consideration due unto us for this assurance by the assured...
Page 14 - And it is agreed by us the insurers that this writing or policy of assurance shall be of as much force and effect as the surest writing or policy of assurance heretofore made in Lombard Street or in the Royal Exchange or elsewhere in London.
Page 82 - Each of said notes shall be payable, in part or in whole, at any time when the directors shall deem the same requisite for the payment of losses by fire or inland navigation, and such incidental expenses as may be necessary for transacting the business of said company.
Page 221 - This insurance may be terminated at any time at the request of the assured...
Page 78 - usage may be admissible to explain what is doubtful; it is never admissible to contradict what is plain.
Page 414 - It is a part of this contract that any person other than the assured, who may have procured the insurance to be taken by this company, shall be deemed to be the agent of the assured named in this policy, and not of this company, under any circumstances whatever, or in any transactions relating to this insurance.
Page 172 - ... only of the loss or damage as the sum insured shall bear to the whole value of the property' aforesaid, at the time when such fire or fires shall first happen. But it is at the same time declared and agreed, that if any...
Page 230 - It is furthermore hereby expressly provided and mutually agreed that no suit or action against this Company for the recovery of any claim by virtue of this policy shall be sustained in any court of law or chancery until after an award shall have [290 been obtained fixing the amount of such claim in the manner above provided...
Page 228 - In case of any other insurance upon the property hereby insured, whether made prior or subsequent to the date of this policy, the assured shall be entitled to recover of this company no greater proportion of the loss sustained than the sum hereby insured bears to the whole amount insured thereon...
Page 145 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:

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