A Compendium of the Law of Marine Insurances, Bottomry, Insurance on Lives, and of Insurance Against Fire: In which the Mode of Calculating Averages is Defined, and Illustrated by Examples

I. Riley, New York, 1808 - 293 Seiten

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Seite 15 - 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...
Seite 26 - The discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest and most important events recorded in the history of mankind.
Seite 132 - Deviation, in marine insurances, is understood to rtean a voluntary departure, without necessity or any reasonable cause, from the regular and usual course of the specific voyage insured.
Seite 144 - interest or no interest," or "without further proof of interest than the policy itself," or "without benefit of salvage to the insurer...
Seite 12 - Corn, fish, salt, fruit, flour, and seed are warranted free from average, unless general, or the ship be stranded — sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins are warranted free from average, under five pounds per cent, and all other goods, also the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three pounds per cent unless general, or the ship be stranded.
Seite 200 - That in all cases where the insured hath interest in such life or lives, event or events, no greater sum shall be recovered or received from the insurer or insurers than the amount or value of the interest of the insured in such life or lives, or other event or events : IV.
Seite 14 - Touching the adventures and perils which we the assurers are contented to bear and do take upon us in this voyage: 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...
Seite 30 - Every insurance on alien property by a British subject must be understood with this implied exception, that it shall not extend to cover any loss happening during the existence of hostilities between the respective countries of the assured and the assurer.
Seite 33 - Where a certain trading with an alien enemy for specie and goods, to be brought from the enemy's country in his ships into our colonial ports, was licensed by the king's authority...
Seite 17 - ... and become valuable. It is to navigation that men are indebted for the power of transporting the superfluous stock of one part of the earth to supply the wants of another.

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