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Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm of Dodge and Dodge. Cases relate mainly to suits filed to recover for damages caused by collisions of ships at sea or in harbor. Issues of law focus on rules of shipping, especially the Rules of 1864 (Rev. Stats. of the U.S. Sec. 4233, Rule 16) and the 1885 Revised International Rules and Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea (Article 14).
Papers relating to a number of legal cases and papers relating to estates settled by Judge Nathan Webb.