Connecticut Reports; Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut Volume 2

Connecticut Reports; Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut Volume 2

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...and of consequence his right to indemnity.. Freight is sometimes applied to denote the compensation for the use of a ship, and sometimes, the compensation for the transportation of merchandise. The former happens, when there is a charter-party of affreightment, or, as is usually said, when the ship is let to freight. In this event, when the vessel is hired, so soon as the voyage is entered on, the right to freight commences. Let the ports of her destination be ever so numerous, if there is an entire freight for the performance of the whole voyage, there is an inchoatc right to the sum agreed on for freight, so soon as the ship breaks ground. From this moment, the hire of the ship is at risk, and constitutes a legal subject of insurance. Although the charterer omits to put on board the expected merchandise, and the ship performs her voyage in ballast, the right to freight is perfected. The voyage, though divisible, is not in charter-parties usually divided. There is one voyage, consisting of destinations to several ports, and terminating at the place from whence the ship originally set sail. For this voyage there is one freight due on its ultimate completion. This one freight is at risk so soon as the voyage has commenced; and an indemnity may be given against all the 108885 to which it may be exposed. Thompson v. Ta/glor, 6 Term Rep. 478. Liviizgston v. The Oolumbian Insurance O'ompan_1/,3 Johns. Rep. 49. Horneastle dc al. v. Saart, 7 East 400. De Longuemere v. The Pluzniaz Insurance Company, 10 Johns. Rep. 127. De Longuemere v. The New-York Fire Insurance Company, 10 Johns. Rep. 201. Mackenzie v. Shedden, 2 Oampb. 431. The freight in the ease before us, was not derivable from the hire of the brig, but from the transportation of...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767667
  • 9781236767660