White v. United States
154 U.S. 661 (1880)

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White v. United States, 154 U.S. 661 (1880)

White v. United States

No. 82

Argued November 29, 1880

Decided December 13, 1880

154 U.S. 661

Syllabus

When a charter party provides that the hirer of the vessel need not make good any loss arising from ordinary wear and tear, a finding by the court that repairs sued for resulted from ordinary wear and tear is a bar to recovery.

Money paid to a person on a vessel chartered to the government by the owner of the vessel cannot be recovered from the United States unless authorized by them.

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