A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory-notes, Bank Notes, Bankers' Notes, and Checks on Bankers, in Scotland: Including a Summary of English Decisions Applicable to the Law of Scotland (Google eBook)

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Bell and Bradfute, 1825 - Bills of exchange - 922 pages
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Page 155 - ... or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do...
Page 874 - And all bills, drafts, or orders, for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not be available, or upon any condition or contingency which may or may not be performed or happen, if the same shall be made payable to the bearer, or to order, or if the same shall be delivered to the payee, or some person on his or her behalf...
Page 157 - ... pounds for the forbearance of one hundred pounds for a year, and so after that rate for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or shorter time...
Page 873 - Inland BILL of EXCHANGE. Draft, or Order for the payment to the bearer, or to order, otherwise than on demand, but not exceeding two months after date, or sixty days after sight, of any sum of money, Amounting to 401.
Page 155 - Games aforesaid, or for the reimbursing or repaying any Money knowingly lent, or advanced for such gaming or betting, as aforesaid, or lent or advanced at the Time and Place of such Play, to any Person or Persons so gaming or betting, as aforesaid, or that shall, during such Play, so play or bett, shall be utterly void, frustrate, and of none Effect, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever...
Page 873 - Inland bill of exchange, draft or order to the bearer, or to order, either on demand or otherwise, not exceeding two months after date, or sixty days after sight, of any sum of money, Amounting to 40s.
Page 875 - All drafts or orders for the payment of any sum of money to the bearer on demand, and drawn upon any banker or...
Page 874 - And the following instruments shall be deemed and taken to be inland bills, drafts, or orders, for the payment of money, within the intent and meaning of this schedule, viz.
Page 878 - Whereas by the laws now in force, all contracts and assurances whatsoever for the payment of money made for a usurious consideration are utterly void, and whereas, in the course of mercantile transactions, negotiable securities often pass into the hands of persons who have discounted the same without any knowledge of the original consideration for which the same were given, and the avoidance of such securities in the hands of such bona fide indorsees without notice is attended with great hardship...
Page 665 - ... limitation or prescription ; and that it shall and may be lawful and competent, at any time after the expiration of the said six years, in either of the cases before mentioned, to prove the debts contained in the said bills and promissory notes, and that the same are resting and owing by the oaths or writs of the debtor.

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