Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 142

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 142

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... to another with the understanding that it was to be transported under their contract with the steamship company giving the right to ship a certain amount within a certain month. (Post, solutely upon cross-comp1ainant's failure to sustain it by proof. Where cross-complainant with opportunity to sustain the allegations of its cross-bill by proof failed to do so, and where no reason appeared why said cross-bill should not have been dismissed absolutely, it will be so dismissed. (Post, p.--.) 4. COSTS. Not taxable against party not liable for anything in suit. Where the record discloses that one of the defendants could not be held liable for anything, it was error to tax such defendant with 5. GUARANTY. Shipping. Evidence sufllcient to sustain decree against steamship company and guarantors of freight rate for excess freight paid. Facts in evidence held suflicient to sustain a decree for complainant against a steamship company for excess freight paid and against other defendants on their guaranty that freight would not exceed $1.70 per hundredweight. ( Post, p.--) 6. SHIPPING. Agency to confirm subletting of contract of afi'reightment established by evidence of custom of parties. Where the preponderance of the evidence shows that it was a custom of party soliciting freight from shippers to be forwarded to foreign I ports to contract with the steamship company for the carriage of such freight, then to make or issue confirmation for reletting of such shipments to the railroad company, upon which the latter would issue through bills of lading, the steamship company cannot avoid liability on the ground that the confirmations to the railroad company for the reletting of shipment contract were issued by the soliciting company more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822870
  • 9781236822871