Common Bench Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas

Common Bench Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...agents, who distribute them to the parties, the ultimate consignees, for whom they are intended. The carriers deliver all the goods so collected by them to the defendants, in one lot or waggon-load, and receive them, in like manner, in one lot or waggon-load, after they have been carried by the defendants: but, as already mentioned, in reference to a previous head of claim, they deliver with the goods the declaration and ticking-off note, which, as appeared by reference to the specimen annexed to the case, gives the names of the ultimate consignees, as well as that of the carrier who sends and is to receive the goods. The company do not treat the carrier as consignor and consignee of the goods, for the purpose of calculating the charges to be made for the carriage of the goods, 1851. but adopt the following system in making out such Patktr charps =--When several packages of goods of different descrip Western tions, but of one class, appear to be intended for the Railway Co. ganie ultimate consignee, all such goods are lumped together, and charged at one gross weight, which would bring them into the tonnage-scale, although severally the packages might be of such a weight as would have brought them into the parcel-rate. But, if such goods, though in the same class, be not intended for the same ultimate consignee, each package or lot of packages going to each ultimate consignee is charged separately and according to the tonnage or parcel-rate, according as the weight is above or below the dividing point between the parcel and tonnage-rates. Thus, if ten packages of cwt. each of goods of the same class be directed to an ultimateconsignee, the whole would becharged at tonnagerate on cwt.: but, if such packages were directed to ten different...
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  • Paperback | 378 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236790901
  • 9781236790903