A Practical Treatise on the Law of Bankers; Cheques, Letters of Credit, and Drafts: Comprising the Statutes and Cases Relative Thereto : with Observations

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Waterlow & Sons, 1878 - 170 pages

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Page 51 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed...
Page 56 - ... be acquired by or devolve upon her after marriage, including any wages, earnings, money, and property gained or acquired by her in any employment, trade, or occupation, in which she is engaged, or which she carries on separately from her husband, or by the exercise of any literary, artistic or scientific skill.
Page 121 - ... either in payment or as a security, or by purchase or otherwise, shall not be entitled to recover thereon, or to make the same available for any purpose whatever.
Page 42 - In case of any action founded upon a bill of exchange, or other negotiable instrument, it shall be lawful for the court or a judge to order that the loss of such instrument shall not be get up, provided an indemnity is given, to the satisfaction of the court or judge, or a master, against the claims of any other person upon such negotiable instrument.
Page 34 - ... under circumstances which ought to have excited the suspicion of a prudent and careful man.
Page 124 - ... a draft on any banker made payable to bearer or to order on demand bears across its face an addition, in written or stamped letters, of the name of any banker, or of the words 'and company...
Page 97 - But we are all of opinion that the holder of a bill is entitled to know on the day when it becomes due whether it is an honoured or dishonoured bill, and that, if he receive the money, and is suffered to retain it during the whole of that day, the parties who paid it cannot recover it back.

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