Mitchell v. United States
96 U.S. 162 (1877)

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Mitchell v. United States, 96 U.S. 162 (1877)

Mitchell v. United States

96 U.S. 162

Syllabus

Where the United States chartered a vessel for a "voyage or voyages," at a stipulated price per diem for every day when so employed, held that the contract only embraced the employment of the vessel when on such voyage or voyages, and did not extend to demurrage.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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