The spirit of marine law: or Compendium of the statutes relating to the Admiralty; being a concise but perspicuous abridgement of all the acts relative to navigation. Alphabetically arranged, and the substance and references to the several clauses placed in the margin

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Σελίδα 319 - The act of navigation is not favourable to foreign commerce, or to the growth of that opulence which can arise from it.
Σελίδα 434 - establishing a regular method for the punctual, frequent and certain payment of their wages; and for enabling them more easily and readily to remit the same for the support of their wives and families; and for preventing frauds and abuses attending such payments'.
Σελίδα 22 - Merchandizes as he shall at any time be ordered to take or receive on board by Order of the Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, or the...
Σελίδα 349 - ... cattle, sheep, hogs, poultry, and live stock of any sort ; bread, biscuit, flour, peas, beans, potatoes, wheat, rice, oats, barley, and grain of any sort, such commodities, respectively, being the growth or production of any of the territories of the said United States of An.
Σελίδα 320 - By diminishing the number of sellers, therefore, we necessarily diminish that of buyers, and are thus likely not only to buy foreign goods dearer, but to sell our own cheaper, than if there was a more perfect freedom of trade. As defence, however, is of much more importance than opulence, the act of navigation is, perhaps, the wisest of all the commercial regulations of England.
Σελίδα 417 - That it shall be lawful to stop and detain all vessels loaded wholly or in part with corn, flour or meal, bound to any port in France, or any port occupied by the armies of France...
Σελίδα 270 - High Court of Chancery, or in his majesty's Court of King's Bench, and there in public and open court, between the hours of nine of the clock and twelve in the forenoon, take the several oaths of supremacy, and allegiance, which Oath of Allegiance is contained in...
Σελίδα 505 - Take the length of the keel within board, (so much as she treads on the ground) and the breadth within board by the midship beam, from plank to plank, and half the breadth for the depth, then multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, and divide the whole by ninety-four, the quotient will give the true contents of the tonnage...
Σελίδα 17 - ... any seducing letters or messages from any enemy or rebel, or endeavour to corrupt any captain, officer, mariner, or other in the fleet, to betray his trust, being convicted of any such offence by the sentence of the court martial, shall be punished with death, or such other punishment, as the nature and degree of the offence shall deserve, and the court martial shall impose.
Σελίδα 317 - the prohibition was extended also to the mother country: and no goods were suffered to be imported into England, or any of its dependencies, in any other than English bottoms ; or in the ships of that European nation of which the merchandize imported was the genuine growth or manufacture. At the restoration the former provisions were continued, by statute 12 Car.

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