A Treatise on the Law of Insurance: In Four Books. I. Of Marine Insurances. II. Of Bottomry and Respondentia. III. Of Insurance Upon Lives. IV. Of Insurance Against Fire, Volume 1, Parts 1-2

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Manning and Loring, 1805 - Bottomry and respondentia - 759 pages

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Page 701 - 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...
Page 697 - Upon any kind of goods and merchandises, and also upon the body, tackle, apparel, ordnance, munition, artillery, boat, and other furniture, of and in the good ship or vessel called the...
Page 131 - ... surprisals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever...
Page 698 - Ac., or any Part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute, each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 307 - Vattel is here to be considered not as a lawyer merely delivering an opinion, but as a witness asserting the fact — the fact that such is the existing practice of modern Europe. And to be sure the only marvel in the case is, that he should mention it as a law merely modern, when it is remembered that it is a principle, not only of the civil law, (on which great part of the law of nations is founded,) but of the private jurisprudence of most countries in Europe, that a contumacious refusal to submit...
Page 700 - ... arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever, barratry of the master and mariners, and of all other perils, losses, and misfortunes, that have or shall come to the hurt, detriment, or damage of the said goods and merchandises, and ship, &c., or any part thereof.
Page 561 - II. per cent. And, which is extremely material, there is no where any contingency, at any period, out or home, mentioned in the policy, which happening or not happening, is to put an end to the insurance.
Page 563 - ... other cause, the premium shall be returned, because a policy of insurance is a contract of indemnity. The underwriter receives a premium for running the risk of indemnifying the...
Page 706 - Third, by the grace of God of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five.
Page 114 - ... is to have the benefit of both policies. And if the whole should be recovered from one, he ought to stand in the place of the insured, to receive contribution from the other, who was equally liable to pay the whole.

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