The Brig Concord Taylor Master
Absent. TODD, J.
THIS was an appeal from the sentence of the Circuit Court, affirming that of the District Court, which restored to the Claimants, neutral Spanish merchants at Teneriffe, 20 pipes of wine, part of the cargo of the British brig Concord, captured by the American privateer Marengo, in August, 1812, without payment of duties; although the same had been, by consent of the proctors for the parties, sold under an order of the Court.
The cause being submitted without argument:
STORY, J. delivered the opinion of the Court, as follows: