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THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, 92 U. S. 31 (1875)

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The City of Washington, 92 U.S. 31 (1875)

The City of Washington

92 U.S. 31


Sailing rules and regulations prescribed by law furnish the paramount rule of decision whenever they are applicable; but where in any case a disputed question of navigation arises in regard to which neither they nor the rules of this Court regulating the practice in admiralty have made provision, evidence of experts as to a general usage regulating the matter is admissible.

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of New York.

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