Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jan-01-1841
..... the manner in which he obtained the cotton which had been attached by the marshal and his desire to conceal his page 40 u. s. 50 partnership concern with the hyder ally and his interest in the salvage obtained from the north carolina. it is not necessary to remark upon the defects in ..... few days have communicated from key west with either charleston or appalachicola, and no reason whatever is assigned for this hurried and extraordinary settlement at the indian key. the fact that the settlement was made at such a place, under such circumstances, without proceeding to key west or some other port of ..... . but how does his refusal, without any sufficient reason, strengthen the cause of the claimant? mcintyre himself is strongly implicated in this transaction, and his acts and declarations cannot be received to prove the innocence of those with whom he was associated. this advice, and this refusal to follow it, without any ..... master and the vessel proceed on her voyage without waiting even a day for the purpose of consulting them. but in all such cases, unless the acts of the master are ratified by the owners, his conduct will be carefully watched and scrutinized by the court, and his contracts will not be ..... three questions have been raised here in the argument. 1. was the transaction in relation to the salvage an honest and fair one, and are the acts of the master of the north carolina binding upon the owners of the vessel and cargo? 2. was the matter in controversy within the jurisdiction of .....Tag this Judgment!