Steamboat New York v. Rea
THIS was an appeal from the circuit court of the United States, for the southern district of New York.
The district court decreed that the libellant should recover against the steamboat the sum of $3,875 and costs.
The circuit court affirmed this decree, and gave judgment for $4,174 and costs.
It was submitted upon printed arguments in this court by Mr. Morton and Mr. Cutting, for the appellants, and Mr. Betts, for the appellee.
The arguments upon both sides consisted chiefly in comments upon the evidence.
Mr. Justice NELSON delivered the opinion of the court.