United States Reports/Volume 2/Stoddard v. Read, et. al. (2 U.S. 40)
On motion of the Apellant’s Counsel, before an appearance filed on behalf of the Appellee, stating that the prize Schooner was in a perishing condition, it was ordered,
By the Court. That the Schooner, her tackle, apparel, and furniture, be sold at public auction, to the highest bidder, for the use of those to whom the same shall be finally decreed.