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Mackenzie and Baron v. Morton, 1870

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Mackenzie and Baron v. Morton

Summary Jurisdiction Court, Shanghai
5 January 1870
The North-China Herald, 11 January 1870

 

SUMMARY JURISDICTION COURT.

5th January.

Before G. JAMIESON, Esq.

MACKENZIE & Co., v.  CAPTAIN MORTON, "Seringapatam."

Claim $30, for Towage.

The Captain in admitting the claim, stated that owing to previous impecuniosity he was unable to pay; but if the Court would kindly allow him time, he would settle the same after arrival of English mail, due here on 8th instant.

Plaintiff being willing to wait, the Court ordered payment in one week from date.

 

J. S. BARON vs.  CAPT. MORTON, "Seringapatam."

Claim $30 for Towing by tug "Bunker Hill."

Defendant admitted the claim and pleaded as above.

To pay in one week from date, with costs of both cases, $6.50.

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School