Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. James J. Lynch, with whom Mr. Michael M. Allison, Mr. Isaac G. Phillips and Mr. Edward Colston were on the brief, for plaintiff in error.
Mr. W.B. Miller and Mr. Charles C. Fox for defendant in error.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE McREYNOLDS delivered the opinion of the court.
Defendants in error, experienced shippers, on November 6, 1911, delivered to plaintiff railway at Danville, Kentucky, a car of mules, nineteen of which they owned, for transportation to Atlanta, Georgia. They signed and accepted a through bill of lading, the pertinent portions of which follow:
"Contract for Limited Liability in the Transportation of Live Stock at Reduced Rates."
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