Insurance Co. of North America v. Guardiola - 129 U.S. 642 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Insurance Co. of North America v. Guardiola, 129 U.S. 642 (1889)
Insurance Company of North America v. Guardiola
Argued January 9, 1889
Decided March 5, 1889
129 U.S. 642
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Letters of a shipping agent to his principal are incompetent evidence, either in themselves or in corroboration of the agent's testimony, of the quantity of goods shipped against third persons.
This was an action on a policy of insurance upon a cargo of sugar shipped at Sagua in Cuba for New York. After verdict and judgment for the plaintiffs, the defendant sued out this writ of error.