A Treatise on Mortgage Investments, Applicable to Investments Generally in Farm and City Property Mortgages and Showing how to Make an Intelligent and Judicious Selection of Such Securities, and Attend to the Details of Such Investments

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L. Kimball, 1892 - Investments - 50 pages
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Page 27 - An undertaking to answer for another's liability, and collateral thereto. A collateral undertaking to pay the debt of another in case he does not pay it.
Page 17 - Debenture is defined as an instrument in writing, generally under seal, creating a definite charge on a definite or indefinite fund or subject of property in favour of a given person, or of a given person and his order or bearer, and constituting a member in a series of similar instruments, each entitling the original holder thereof to similar rights.
Page 32 - Bell tolls the death of freedom, has taken to him •elf a crown and a throne. So, my friends, would one dark page in history have read, had not George Washington been George Washington all his life. And now let us look for a moment at the other side of the picture. Suppose instead of the cry uttered by the watchman one night as the State House struck one — " One o'clock and Cornwallis is taken !
Page 32 - ... or answer or in the testimony. The determination of such question is not beyond the competency of the state tribunals. The jurisdiction of state courts over patent cases is not more exclusive than that of the District Courts over cases of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction. Yet, when vessels have passed into the hands of an assignee or receiver, it has been the constant practice of courts of bankruptcy and equity to respect the liens given by the maritime law, to marshal such liens and direct...
Page 30 - The promise must be in writing and must be to pay the debt of another if he does not pay it, and must be made to the creditor.
Page 38 - ... must be signed by both husband and wife if the borrower is married (2l4.l5).

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