U.S. Supreme Court
Ship Howard v. Wissman, 59 U.S. 18 How. 231 231 (1855)
Ship Howard v. Wissman
59 U.S. (18 How.) 231
Where a cargo of potatoes was shipped at Hamburg to be delivered at New York, the evidence shows that they were in bad condition when shipped, and consequently the vessel is not responsible for their loss.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.