The Americas, Volume 1

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National City Bank of New York, 1914
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Page 24 - The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.
Page 40 - AND in case of any loss or misfortune, it shall be lawful and necessary to and for the assured, his factors, servants and assigns, to sue, labor, and travel for, in and about the defense, safeguard and recovery...
Page 45 - Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, is hereby declared to be illegal. Every person who shall make any such contract or engage in any such combination or conspiracy, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 24 - That in the judgment of Congress articles in treaties and conventions of the "United States, in so far as they provide for the arrest and imprisonment of officers and seamen deserting or charged, with desertion from merchant vessels of the United States in foreign countries, and...
Page 25 - Any failure on the part of the master to comply with this demand shall release the seaman from his contract and he shall be entitled to full payment of wages earned.
Page 9 - THE Commercial Intelligence Branch of the Board of Trade...
Page 40 - Unless the policy otherwise provides, the insurer on ship or goods is not liable for any loss proximately caused by delay, although the delay be caused by a peril insured against...
Page 23 - Vessels built within the United States and belonging wholly to citizens thereof; and vessels which may be captured in war by citizens of the United States and lawfully condemned as prize, or which may be adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States; and seagoing vessels, whether steam or sail, which have been certified by the Steamboat-Inspection Service as safe to carry dry and perishable cargo, not more than five years old at the time they apply for registry,10!
Page 46 - SEC. 6. Any property owned under any contract or by any combination, or pursuant to any conspiracy (and being the subject thereof) mentioned in section one of this act, and being in the course of transportation from one State to another, or to a foreign country...
Page 23 - States is hereby authorized, whenever in his discretion the needs of foreign commerce may require, to suspend by order, so far and for such length of time as he may deem desirable, the provisions of law prescribing that all the watch officers of vessels of the United States registered for foreign trade shall be citizens of the United States.

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