John E. Seamen et. al vs. Schooner Forester and Cargo

John E. Seamen et. al vs. Schooner Forester and Cargo

Lower Court

  • Franklin County

Date

  • 1839

Box

  • 476

Folder

  • 865

Transcript

at public auction, first giving ten days notice thereof unless the owners or their agent shall pay him the same of $1225.16 being the one third of the appraised value of said merchandise together with three fourths of the costs and expenses of this suit, in which event he the said Marshal is hereby ordered to deliver the said merchandize to the owners thereof or to their authorized agent is further ordered and decreed that the said Marshall do bring and pay the said sums of money into the registry of this court if no sale shall take place under this decree. And if the said Schooner and cargo or either be sold by him under this decree, their it is ordered and decreed that the clerk of the court do pay to the Libellant or their authorized agent the one third of the proceeds of the sale of the said Schooner her tackle apparel and furniture, together with the one fourth of their taxable costs and expenses in this suit, as a reasonable salvage for their services in saving the said Schooner and the said Clerk is further ordered and directed to pay to said Libellants the one third of the proceeds of the sale of the cargo of said Schooner, saved by said Libellant, together with three fourths of their taxable costs and expenses in this suit, as a reasonable compensation for saving said cargo, and to pay the remainder of the proceeds of such sale to the owners of said merchandise or to their agent, and to the owner or owners of the said Schooner, or their agent, according to their respective interests therein. If no sale of the said cargo or schooner shall be had under this decree, and the Marshall shall pay the aforesaid sums of money into the registry of the court according to this decree- they the clerk will pay the