2 U.S. 51 (____)

2 Dall. 51

RAPALJE et. al. versus EMORY.

Supreme Court of United States.

SHIPPEN, President.

The case was shortly this. Reuben Fairchild, in the year 1775, failed from New-York, master of a vessel belonging to the plaintiff and himself, on a circuitous voyage. He was likewise the factor of the plaintiffs, and had discretionary orders to trade for them and to sell the vessel as well as the cargo. In the course of the voyage he sold both vessel and cargo, and made some remittances to his owners. While...

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