An Elementary Book-keeping with Business Forms, Embracing Systematic and Applied Training in Keeping and Posting Simple Accounts ...

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Page 90 - The amount of any loss or damage for which any carrier becomes liable shall be computed at the value of the property at the place and time of shipment under this bill of lading, unless a lower value has been agreed upon or is determined by the classification upon which the rate is based, in either of which events such lower value shall be the maximum price to govern such computation.
Page 109 - And to quit and deliver up the premises to the lessor, or its attorney, peaceably and quietly, at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wearing thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are...
Page 90 - Co. the property described below, in apparent good order, except as noted (contents and condition of contents of packages unknown...
Page 90 - ... to its usual place of delivery at said destination, if on its road, otherwise to deliver to another carrier on the route to said destination. It is mutually agreed, as to each carrier of all or any of said property over all or any portion of said route to destination, and as to each party at any time interested in all or any of said property, that every service to be performed hereunder...
Page 90 - Property not removed by the person or party entitled to receive it within twenty-four hours after its arrival at destination, may be kept in the car, depot, or place of delivery of the carrier, at the sole risk of the owner of said property...
Page 71 - Correctness in the transmission of messages to any point on the lines of this company can be insured by contract in writing, stating agreed amount of risk, and payment of premium thereon at the following rates, in addition to the usual charge for repeated messages, viz.: One per cent, for any distance not exceeding 1,000 miles, and two per cent, for any greater distance.
Page 71 - It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this company that said company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery or non-delivery of any unrepeated message, whether happening by negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the amount received for sending the same...
Page 71 - No responsibility regarding messages attaches to this Company until the same are presented and accepted at one of its transmitting- offices; and if a message is sent to such office by one of the Company's messengers, he acts for that purpose as the agent of the sender.
Page 90 - No carrier is bound to transport said property by any particular train or vessel, or in time for any particular market or otherwise than with reasonable dispatch.
Page 90 - Property destined to or taken from a station, wharf, or landing at which there is no regularly appointed agent shall be entirely at risk of owner after unloaded from cars or vessels or until loaded into cars or vessels, and when received from or delivered on private or other sidings, wharves, or landings shall be at owner's risk until the cars are attached to and after they are detached from trains.

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