Notes on the Principles and Practice of Prize Courts

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W. Benning, 1854 - Admiralty - 286 pages

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Page 194 - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Page 194 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, the one of which three bills being accomplished, the other two to stand void, and so God send the good ship to her desired port in safety. Amen.
Page 124 - ... shall be, and the same are hereby prohibited either to be exported from the United Kingdom, or carried coastwise.
Page 144 - It is impossible for her Majesty to forego the exercise of her right of seizing articles contraband of war, and of preventing neutrals from bearing the enemy's...
Page 124 - Majesty shall judge capable of being converted into or made useful in increasing the quantity of military or naval stores, provisions, or any sort of victual which may be used as food by man, and if any goods so prohibited shall be exported from the United Kingdom or carried coastwise, or be water-borne to be so exported or carried, they shall be forfeited.
Page 57 - So if the agency carry on a trade from the hostile country which is not clearly neutral, and if a person be a partner in a house of trade in an enemy's country, he is, as to the concerns and trade of that house...
Page 193 - That the said ship being tight, staunch and strong, and every way fitted for the voyage, shall with all convenient speed sail and proceed to , or so near thereunto as she may safely get, and there load...
Page 95 - The reason of this rule in relation to privateers, is, that the being in sight is not sufficient, with respect to them, to raise the presumption of co-operation in the capture. They clothe themselves with commissions of war, from views of private advantage only.

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