passage money


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PASSAGE MONEY, contracts. The sum claimable for the conveyance of a person with or without luggage on the water.
     2. The difference between freight and passage money is this, that the former is claimable for the carriage of goods, and the latter for the carriage of the person. The same rules which govern the claim for freight affect that for passage money. 3 Chit. Com. Law, 424; 1 Pet. Adm. Dee. 126; 3 John. 335.

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The necessity of disbursing passage money for all his tribe seemed to disturb him in a manner that was the more striking because other wise he gave no signs of a miserly disposition.
He blew a cloud of smoke, then surprised me by a very abrupt: "Paid your passage money yet?
He flung the passage money overboard, pauperizing his family.
There's the young Iranian, met at the French Red Cross refugee camp at Sangatte, who lost his leg in an aborted attempt to catch the channel train; the devoted lovers viciously punished for licentiousness by the Taliban vice squad in Afghanistan; the Russian girl pressed into prostitution by the smuggler who keeps robbing her of her passage money.