A System of the Law of Marine Insurances: With Three Chapters on Bottomry, on Insurances on Lives, and on Insurances Against Fire
A. Strahan, 1800 - 511 σελίδες
With three chapters on bottomry, on insurances on lives, and on insurances against fire.
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Σελίδα 443 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Σελίδα 443 - ... they are of the seas, men of war, fire, enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and countermart, surprisals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever...
Σελίδα 448 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Σελίδα 445 - Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid to...
Σελίδα 444 - And so we the assurers are contented, and do hereby promise and bind ourselves each one for his own part, our heirs, executors, and goods to the assured, their executors, administrators, and assigns for the true performance of the premises...
Σελίδα 176 - Good faith forbids either party by concealing what he privately knows, to draw the other into a bargain, from his ignorance of that fact, and his believing the contrary.
Σελίδα 154 - Whatever undoes the damnification, in whole or in part, must operate upon the indemnity in the same degree. It is a contradiction in terms, to bring an action for indemnity, when, upon the whole event, no damage has been sustained.
Σελίδα 154 - The plaintiff's demand is for an indemnity. His action, then, must be founded upon the nature of his damnification, as it really is, at the time the action is brought. It is repugnant, upon a contract of indemnity, to recover as for a total loss, when the final event has decided that the damnification, in truth, is an average, or perhaps no loss at all.
Σελίδα 448 - Witness whereof the said corporation have caused their common seal to be hereunto affixed, the day of in the year of the reign of our sovereign lord by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c.