Roberts v. Cargo Ship Ajax

Roberts v. Cargo Ship Ajax

Lower Court

  • Monroe County


  • 1836


  • 476


  • 865


And afterwards, to wit, on the fifteenth day of December and of the year last aforesaid, the aforesaid appellants filed their appeal Bond for Costs, damages {?] as required by law, which said Bond is in the words and figures following, to wit:

Throw all men by these presents, that we Jacob Housman master and owner of the Schooner Sarah Isabella, and owner of the Schooner Fair-American, and Fielding A.Browne, merchant, surely, are held and firmly bound into Charles A. Heine, late master of the ship Ajax, in the penal sum of One Thousand dollars lawful money of the United States, which sum will and truly to be paid unto the said Charles A. Heine, his heirs, Executors or assigns, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated at Key West, this fourteenth day of December A.D. 1836.

The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas the said Jacob Houseman and Latham Brightman heretofore, with others, filed their Libel for salvage on the cargo and materials of the ship Ajax, which said Libel was heard at an admiralty