Search Results for "S"
A seal. (q. v.) Vide Scroll.
SIGHT, contracts. Bills of exchange are frequently made payable at
sight, that is, on presentment,... more
Those documents which are required on board of
neutral ships, as evidence of their neutrality, These are the passports,
sea-letter, muster-roll, charter party, bill of lading,... more
One who ships or puts goods on board of a vessel, to be
carried to another place during her voyage. In general, the shipper is... more
contr. mar. law. The act of congress of July
20, 1790, s. 1, directs that a master of any vessel bound from a port in... more
The loss of a vessel at sea, either. by being
swallowed up by the waves, by running against another vessel or thing at sea,
or on the... more
Eng. law. A district or division of country. Co. Lit. 50
This name is given to a book in which a merchant,
mechanic, or other person, makes original entries of goods sold or work done.
Land on the side of the sea, a lake, or a river, is
called the shore. Strictly speaking, however, when the water does not ebb... more
A term used among bankers, which takes, place when
a note has been sent to a bank for collection, and an entry of it is... more
SI FACERIT TE SECUREM.
If he make you secure. These words occur
in the form of writs, which originally requited, or still require, that the
plaintiff should give security to... more
By sickness is understood any affection of the body
which deprives it temporarily of the power to fulfil iis usual functions.
SIDE BAR RULES,
Eng practice. Rules which were formerly moved
for by attorneys on the side bar of the court; but now may be had of the clerk
mar. law. An agent appointed by the owner of a
ship, and invested with authority to make the requisite repairs, and attend to
the management, equipment,... more
In the charter parties with the English East India
Company, these words occur; their meaning is damage from negligence,
insufficiency or bad stowage in the ship.... more
One who transacts business between the owners of
vessels and merchants who send cargoes.
Eng. law. The name of an English coin, of the value of
one twen-tieth part of a pound. In the United States, while they were... more
This word, in its most enlarged sense, signifies a vessel
employed in navigation; for example, the terms the ship~s papers, the ship~s
hushand, shipwreck, and the... more
The office of sheriff, the time during which a
sheriff is to remain in office.
estates. One which takes effect in derogation of
some other estate, and is either limited by the deed creating it, or authorized
to be created by... more
The name of the chief officer of the county. In Latin
he is called vice comes, because in England he represented the comes or earl.