Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty, Commencing with the Judgments Of; The Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Easter Term 1808 - By Thomas Edwards

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty, Commencing with the Judgments Of; The Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Easter Term 1808 - By Thomas Edwards

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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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...Order, provided they shall not have continued on Aug. xpzh," " their fishery as aforesaid, more than twenty-one ' An' " days after due warning of this Order received at ' 4? sea." And then it goes on to direct that ' the " warning shall be endorsed on the ship's papers." (In the present instance no such warning had been given, and therefore, this is a vessel which, it is de clared by the Order itself, " shall be permitted to re " turn to her own port without ctmolestation." Condem nation has, however, been pressed against this Vessel upon another ground 5 it hasss been suggested that there is an appearance of Dzzmsh interest in the property, and the case has been aflimilated to a class of vessels which came before the Court some years ago, which were employed in the Dutch whale fishery. But in those cases the ships continued under the management of the former Dutch owners; they were fitted out in the same ports, and employed in the fame occupation as before; there was nothing, in short, to distinguish them, from the afpect they originally bore, except a formal piece of parchment which had passed between the parties. ct The Court, therefore, held that theDutc/q character still attached to them, whatever might be the national character of the persons to whom they had been transferred, _In this case, on the contrary, there is not any ground for the fuggested connexion with Denmark, except what arises from the contiguity of Hamburgb to Altana; bnt this, in all-its circum; stances appears to be fair Hapzzzbzgrglz traffic, in which the merchants of that vplace were as likely to embark themselves, on their own account, as the merchants of Penmark, I cannot infer Darzffl: interests from mere...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924584
  • 9781236924582