A Report of the Trial of the Action Brought by Messrs. Severn, King, and Co. Against the Imperial Insurance Comapny: Before Lord Chief Justice Dallas and a Special Jury in the Court of Common Pleas at Guildhall on the 11th, 12th, and 13th Days of April, 1820

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John Major, 1820 - 248 pages
 

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Page 224 - And if any person or persons shall insure his or their buildings or goods, and shall cause the same to be described in the policy otherwise than as they really are, so as the same be charged at a lower premium than would otherwise be demanded, such insurance shall be of no force.
Page 16 - In the insurance of goods, wares, merchandize, the building or place in which the same are to be deposited is to be described ; it must also be stated whether such goods be of the kind denominated hazardous, and whether any manufactory is carried on in the premises; and if any person or persons shall insure his or their buildings or goods...
Page v - That from the date of these presents until the day above mentioned, and so long afterwards as the said assured shall duly pay, or cause to be paid, the said premium and duty to the said company at the time aforesaid, and the acting directors of the said company, for the time being, shall agree to accept the same, the capital, stock and funds of the said company shall be...
Page v - Worsley covenanted with L. and B. that, so long as the assured should pay the above premium, the capital stock and funds of the Phoenix Company should be liable to pay to the assured any loss that the assured should suffer by fire on the property therein mentioned, not exceeding...
Page 16 - In the assurance of goods, wares and merchandise, the building or place, in which the same are deposited, is to be described, also whether such goods are of the kinds denominated hazardous, and whether any manufactory is carried on in the premises. And if any person or persons shall insure his or their buildings or goods...
Page 240 - ... the stock and funds of the said company should be subject and liable to pay or make good to the...
Page 248 - Dallas, who, in gumming np, made the following observations : — " We have been now employed in the examination, during two days, of a great number of the most intelligent persons that this country or Europe can produce. I am myself, more or less, acquainted with all the writings of every one of these gentlemen.
Page vii - That L. and B. on the same day gave notice of it to the company, and on the same day delivered to the company as particular an account of their loss as the nature of the case admitted, and were then and there also ready and willing and then and there tendered to make proof of the...
Page 239 - London, and have agreed to pay or cause to be paid the sum of §1. 3s. yearly, on the 25th day of December, during the continuance of this policy for insurance from loss or damage by fire, not exceeding in each case the sum or sums hereinafter specified, upon the property herein described, in the place or places herein set forth and not elsewhere (unless allowed by indorsement previously made), on each article : viz.
Page 248 - I am myself, more or less, acquainted with all the writings of every one of these gentlemen : from this I know their information, I know their talents ; and whether my time has been well or ill employed, I will not say, but I am proud to acknowledge, that from their labours, I have received at times a considerable degree of pleasure ; but I must add, that these two days, thus employed, are not days of triumph, but days of humiliation for science ; for when I find that their science ends in this degree...

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