No, I do not think there can be any such stipulation in the contract. I do not know what this contract is. but I do know that there is no clause in the contract which provides that the water shall be drawn off from the 15th March to the 1st of May ; in fact I am morally sure there is no such clause.
Subtopic: SEIZURE OF THE SCHOONER 'AGNES G. DONOHUE.'