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THE NEPTUNE, 16 U. S. 601 (1818)

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The Neptune, 16 U.S. 3 Wheat. 601 601 (1818)

The Neptune

16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 601


Libel under the twenty-seventh section of the Registry Act of 1792, ch. 146, for the fraudulent use by a vessel of a certificate of registry, to the benefit of which she was not entitled. Vessel forfeited.

The provisions of the twenty-seventh section apply as well to vessels which have not been previously registered as to those to which registers have been previously granted.

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