Hawaii Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii Volume 1

Hawaii Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii Volume 1

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...in this case it was held to be under the circum 161 stances), and the supercargo or captain is acting for the best for the benefit of all concerned, with a view to procure the property for the person entitled to receive the proceeds, no freight is due." In the case of Saltus vs. The Ocean Insurance Co. (14 John. R., 138), the ship Nancy, on a voyage from New York to Lisbon, having a cargo of rye flour and Indian corn, encountered a violent storm, and was obliged to put into Newport to repair. The cargo was found to be greatly deteriorated, and in a state not fit to be reshipped, and was accordingly sold. A portion of it had become putrid, and would not bear transportation. An action was brought to recover freight from the underwriters, and the Court held that the ship owner could not recover on the policy, as the cargo, though. damaged, still remained, in specie. (See also Mar. Ins. Co. 1;s. United Ins. Co., 9 Johns. R., 186. Caze vs. The Baltimore Ins. Co., 7 Cranch, R., 358. Griswoldvs. New York Ins. Co., 3 Johnson's R., 321.) A case more nearly in point, perhaps, than any yet cited, is that of Jordan vs. The Warren Ins. Co. (1 Story, C. C. R., 342.) In this case, the ship Franklin took on board a cargo at New Orleans, on freight for Havre, consisting of cotton, tobacco, and other goods, and while proceeding on her voyage, being in tow of the steam boat Tiger, was driven by the violence of the waves and currents upon a bank in the River Mississippi, where the vessel remained hard and fast in the mud, and the ship was found to have considerable water in her hold, increasing from six to thirteen feet. The cargo was thereupon taken out and carried back to New Orleans; the ship, being lightened, was also carried back to New...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688177X
  • 9781236881779