The Falcon (86 U.S. 75)

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United States Supreme Court

86 U.S. 75

The Falcon

APPEAL from the Circuit Court for the District of Maryland, reversing a decree of the District Court for the said district, in which, on a libel filed by the owners of a small schooner, the Mary Banks, of one hundred and eight-six tons, against the steamer Falcon, for a total loss by collision, the District Court had condemned the steamer for the total loss asserted.

Mr. W. C. Schley, for the appellant; Messrs. J. H. B. Latrobe and S. T. Wallis, contra.

Mr. Justice SWAYNE stated the facts or evidence, and delivered the opinion of the court.


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