What is Dispatch?

Alternative Forms: Despatch
Legal Definition
A message, letter or order sent with speed on affairs of state; a telegraphic message. In maritime law. Diligence, due activity, or proper speed in the discharge of a cargo; the opposite of delay. Terjesen v. Carter, 9 Daly (N. Y.) 193; Moody v. Laths (D. C.) 2 Fed. 607; Sleeper v. Puig, 22 Fed. Cas. 321.
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-- Black's Law Dictionary