The Mary Eveline
APPEAL from the Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York.
On the afternoon of September 20th, 1868, the sloop Ethan Allen and the schooner Mary Eveline came in collision while navigating the East River, near Blackwell's Island. The sloop was sunk and her cargo was lost. Her owners filed their libel against the schooner and her owners, claiming as damages the value of the sloop and her cargo. The libel was dismissed in the District Court, and the decree was affirmed in the Circuit Court. The libellants appealed to this court.
Mr. R. H. Huntley, for the appellants; Mr. F. A. Wilcox, contra.
Mr. Justice HUNT stated the case and delivered the opinion of the court.