404. Tender of the documents.

It is the duty of the seller to tender the documents to the buyer at or by the time agreed for tender in the contract or, failing such agreement, as soon as possible after he has sent forward the cargo1.

It would seem that, where the contract is silent as to the place of tender, the place of tender is prima facie the buyer's residence or place of business2, but slight evidence of trade usage or of a course of business between the parties would be sufficient to rebut this presumption3. The tender of documents must be made at a