. Doane's Administrators v. Penhallow et al., 1 Dall.
) 218 (Pa. C.P.
, 1787). Although they did not press the point on this occasion, the McClary
owners had finally succeeded in getting convincing evidence of the payment of the
insurance. On 17 Feb. 1787 at Portsmouth, John Lane, the “Son” of Lane, Son & Fraser,
had given his deposition in perpetuam rei memoriam,
testifying that insurance for a loss to an American privateer had been paid to his
firm and credited to Doane. Statement of the M'Clary Owners