Shipping note
Shipping note Ship"ping note (Com.) A document used in shipping goods by sea. In the case of free goods the shipping notes are the

{receiving note}, addressed by the shipper to the chief officer of the vessel, requesting him to receive on board specified goods, and a receipt for the mate to sign, on receiving whose signature it is called the

{mate's receipt}, and is surrendered by the shipper for the bills of lading. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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