Ogden v. Parsons
64 U.S. 167 (1859)

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Ogden v. Parsons, 64 U.S. 23 How. 167 167 (1859)

Ogden v. Parsons

64 U.S. (23 How.) 167

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

Syllabus

Where a charter party stipulated that a vessel should receive a full cargo, the opinions of experts are the best criteria of how deeply she can be loaded with safety to the lives of the passengers.

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