Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure Volume 31

Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure Volume 31

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: is said that goods consigned under a hill of lading to a merchant in New York city, at the " port of entry" could not properly be delivered at distant pint-es within the limits of the port. "Port" and "district" often of the same import see Drsrnwr, 14 Cyc. 524 note 33. 22. Kingston-upon-Hull Dock Co. 0. ships; but, in law,"described as a place for arriving and hiding and unlading of ships in a manner prescribed by law; and near to which is a city or town for the accommodation of mariners and securing and vending of merchandise; 2' a place either on the sea coast or on a river, where ships stop for the purpose of loading and unloading, from whence they part and where they finish their voyages; 3' in the Browne, 2 B. & Ad. 43, 59, 22 E. C. L. 28, where it is shown that the word in these two uses was applied in 14 Geo. III, c. 56, to the port of Hull or Kingston-upon-Hull, 23. The Wharf Case, 3 Bland (Md.) 361, 369, adding that in this (the legal) sense " a public port is a complex subject, consisting of somewhat that is natural, as a. convenient access from the sea, a safe situation against winds, and a shore upon which vessels may well uiilade; something that is artificial, as keys, 'ha.rves and warehouses; and something that is civil, as privileges and regulations given to it by the government. A public port often includes more than the hare place where ships lade or unlade; it is sometimes extended many milcs, including several places as members of the port; designating one as a port of entry, and another as a port of delivery." As used in U. S. Rev. St. (1878) 2767, providing; that no merchandise shall be transported under penalty of forfeiture thereof from..."
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  • United States
  • English
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