CARGO, mar. law. The entire load of a ship or other vessel. Abb. on Sh.
Index, h.t.; 1 Dall. 197; Merl. Rep. h.t.; 2 Gill & John. 136. This term
is usually applied to goods only, and does not include human beings. 1
Phill. Ins. 185; 4 Pick. 429. But in a more extensive and less technical
sense, it includes persons; thus we say a cargo of emigrants. See 7 Mann.
Gr. 729, 744.baggage
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