The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 126

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... 'seaworthy or fit to perform the voyage, and she was not of the ordinary build and construction of steam vessels, and whereas other vessels of a similar build and construction and belonging to the Oriental Inland Steam Company had not performed the voyage in safety; all which premises the plaintiffs well knew. Fifth. To the same. That at the time of making the policy the plaintiffs omitted to inform the defendants of a fact then material to the risk of the policy and then material to be known to the defendants, that is to say, that the ship was of peculiar and extraordinary build and construction, which rendered her unseaworthy and unfit to perform the voyage, as the plaintiffs well knew, but of which the Victoria Fire and Marine Insurance Company and the defendants were ignorant. Sixth. To the second count. That the defendants had not notice of the purpose for which the ship was constructed, and that they did not contract or agree that the Company should insure the ship notwithstanding that, by reason of the build, she might not be seaworthy for the voyage, nor was the policy of insurance made on the basis of the information and notice or of the agreement; and that the ship, at the commencement of the risk in the policy mentioned, was not seaworthy for the voyage. ' Seventh. To the same. That the ship, at the commencement of the risk in the policy mentioned, was not seaworthy for the voyage, by reason of her peculiar build and construction, and not by reason of her having been built for river navigation only. Eighth. To the same. That the ship, with her machinery, was not lost by the perils or dangers of the sea. Ninth. To the same. Similar to the fourth plea. Tenth. To the same. Similar to the fifth plea. Eleventh. To the residue...show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 785g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933745
  • 9781236933744