A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Checks on Bankers, Promisory Notes, Bankers' Cash Notes, and Bank Notes
H.C. Carey & I. Lea, and sold, 1826 - Negotiable instruments - 653 pages
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acceptance acceptor accommodation according action afterwards agent allowed alteration amount appear assignees authority Bank banker bankrupt bankruptcy Bayl became become bill of exchange bill or note brought Campb cause charge commission consideration considered contract count court creditor debt defendant delivered demand directed discharged dishonour draw drawer drawn East effect entitled evidence fact firm foreign give given hands held holder indorser interest issued John judgment letter liable London Lord Lord Ellenborough maker Mass ment months necessary negotiable notice original paid particular party payable payee payment person plaintiff presented principal promise promissory note proof protest prove question reasonable received recover refused respect rule signed Smith stamp Stark statute Stra sufficient taken Taunt thereof third tion transfer trial unless verdict witness writing
Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 525 - Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act...
Page 151 - There, in an action by the indorsee of a bill of exchange against the acceptor...
Page 324 - Campbell moved for a rule to show cause why there should not be a new trial, and he cited the words of LAWRENCE, J., in Parker v.
Page 539 - Payment of any Principal or Money to be lent, or covenanted to be performed, upon or for any Usury, whereupon or whereby there shall be reserved or taken above the Rate of Six Pounds in the Hundred, as aforesaid, shall be utterly void...
Page 525 - ... shall hear, and finally determine, the causes and matters of such appeal, in a summary way, and award such costs to the parties appealing, or appealed against as they the said justices shall think proper, and the determination of such general or quarter sessions shall be final...
Page 361 - That all notes in writing, that after the first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and five, shall be made and signed by any person or persons, body politic or corporate, or by the servant or agent of any corporation, banker, goldsmith, merchant, or trader...
Page 525 - ... to appeal to the justices of the peace at the next general quarter sessions of the peace to be holden for the
Page 479 - ... any notice of any prior act of bankruptcy by such bankrupt committed, or that he was insolvent, or had stopped payment...
Page 349 - Wherefore I, the said notary, at the request aforesaid, have protested, and by these presents do solemnly protest, as well against the Drawer...