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Usage examples for underwriters

  1. The important question had arisen, therefore, of satisfying the fire underwriters as to the safety of the system. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. As he slid down the davit- tackle he surmised the meaning of the change by the expression on the third mate's face as he peered over the rail, and some words uttered by the captain, among which he only made out one-" underwriters – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  3. She was abandoned to the underwriters and sold for a few dollars. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  4. " Either you or I will tell the underwriters that the scheme goes no further until a month from date- until May 3rd. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  5. I must learn the particulars of the loss of the Proserpine, and prepare the statement at once for the underwriters – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  6. The underwriters are severe sufferers, having left sums of money, to a large amount, in their desks, which, no doubt, will never be recovered. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  7. When he found every government resource exhausted- the credit of the infant Republic paralyzed- the army writhing under the keenest privations- had his mind been of ordinary calibre he would have abandoned the ship of state amidst the breakers that were dashing over her and reported her to the underwriters as wrecked. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  8. In this year, certain underwriters desired to be heard against Gregson and others of Liverpool, in the case of the ship Zong, Captain Collingwood, alleging that the captain and officers of the said vessel threw overboard one hundred and thirty- two slaves alive into the seas in order to defraud them, by claiming the value of the said slaves, as if they had been lost in a natural way. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  9. Has the agent for the underwriters visited her? – Saved by the Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. These figures can be verified at the office of the Board of Underwriters where certificates with full details permitting the use of our light are filed by their own inspector. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  11. The first move was to evade the spirit of his own written compact: " Until May 3rd, I fix up nothing with the underwriters – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  12. He recommended that proper persons should be sent to Sweden for the purpose of making claims for the merchants and underwriters and he also desired that bomb- vessels might be sent to him, which would show that his remonstrance was serious. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  13. The master must do all things for the protection and preservation of the several interests entrusted to him, the owners, charterers, cargo owners, underwriters – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  14. She was represented as such to the local Underwriters' Association for which the surveyor acted, but as the Swordfish was insured in London and not with them, the Liverpool underwriters did not consider themselves called upon to interfere. – Saved by the Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  15. Was it then the usual fraud on the underwriters and was Rattray the inevitable accomplice on dry land? – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  16. And I confess that I bribed Wylie to scuttle the ship Proserpine in order to cheat the underwriters – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  17. The demand was made on the underwriters and Arthur contrived that it should come from his father. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  18. Many merchants, brokers, and underwriters especially those whose houses had been burned in the fire, conducted their business at their coffee house and used it as their business address. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  19. I wish you to see the underwriters and pay the premium of the Black Eagle. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle