Manuel Pereira

The Sovereign Rule of South Carolina

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Author: Francis Colburn Adams (Pheleg Van Trusedale)
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,959 / 250 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,221
mnybks.net#: 454
Origin: gutenberg.org
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vessels, though she gave a good portion of work at the pumps, a continuation of good weather might afford an opportunity to shove her across. Under these feelings, he was inclined to give the preference to his hopes rather than yield to his fears. He considered the interest of all concerned--consulted his mate, but found him governed by his superstition, and looking upon the issue of his life about as certain whether he jumped overboard or "stuck by the old tub." He considered again the enormous port-charges imposed in Havana, the nature of his cargo in regard to tariff, should his vessel be condemned, and the ruinous expenses of discharging, &c. &c. together with the cost of repairs, providing they were ordered. All these things he considered with the mature deliberation of a good master, who has the general interests of all concerned at heart. So, if he put away for a port, in consideration of all concerned, his lien for general average would have strong ground in maritime law; yet there were circum

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