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and state courts, have been referred to and discussed. In this way it has been sought to deduce the principles of the law.
The Interstate Commerce Act has been annotated, not only with the decisions of the courts, but also with the opinions of the Interstate Commerce Commission. This will enable one desiring to investigate a particular provision of that Act to trace the construction thereof by the references which have been made thereto by the tribunals whose duty it is to enforce this great statute.
While few lawyers have given special attention to the questions here discussed, the widening scope of interstate commerce makes it necessary that all practitioners shall be ready to advise clients as to their rights and liabilities growing out of the law relating to transportation.
Claims for overcharge, for loss and for damage on shipments moving from one state to another arise in the business of most manufacturers, jobbers and merchants. The law fixing the rights growing out of such shipments is found in the statutes and decisions of the Federal Government. To make the laws more easily available and understandable is a purpose of this work. With what success that purpose has been effected must be determined by those who may make use of what is herein set down.
EDGAR WATKINS. Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 1, 1930.
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99. Value of the Commodity-Difference Between the Raw and the Manu-
117. Comparisons Between Different Lines as a Means of Determining Cor.