Hibernia Ins. Co. v. St. Louis Transportation Co.
120 U.S. 166 (1887)

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Hibernia Ins. Co. v. St. Louis Transportation Co., 120 U.S. 166 (1887)

Hibernia Insurance Company v. St. Louis Transportation Company

Argued January 17, 1887

Decided January 31, 1887

120 U.S. 166

Syllabus

In a suit in equity by an insurance company against a transportation company and the transferee of its property to recover the amount paid by the insurance company as insurer of goods alleged to have been lost in transportation by the negligence of the transportation company, held, without passing on any other question, that negligence was not proved and that the loss happened by perils excepted in the contract of transportation.

This was a bill in equity. The court below dismissed the bill, and plaintiff appealed. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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