A Manual for the Use of Notaries Public and Bankers: Comprising a Summary of the Law of Bills of Exchange and of Promissory Notes, Both in Europe and the United States--checks on Bankers--and Sight Bills--with Approved Forms of Protest and Notice of Protest; and References to Important Legal Decisions; Especially Adapted for the Use of Notaries Public and Bankers

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Bankers' Magazine, 1864 - Banking law - 368 pages
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Page 327 - States, as a day of thanksgiving or fasting and prayer, or other religious observance, shall for all purposes whatsoever, as regards the presenting for payment or acceptance, and of the protesting and giving notice of the dishonor of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes made after the passage of this act, be treated and considered as the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday...
Page 100 - In the following cases, every agreement shall be void unless such agreement, or some note or memorandum thereof [expressing the consideration...
Page 130 - An unconditional promise in writing to accept a bill before it is drawn is deemed an actual acceptance in favor of every person who, upon the faith thereof, receives the bill for value.
Page 45 - Where an acceptance is written on a paper other than the bill itself, it does not bind the acceptor except in favor of a person to whom it is shown and who, on the faith thereof, receives the bill for value.
Page 140 - Where a drawee to whom a bill is delivered for acceptance destroys the same, or refuses within twenty-four hours after such delivery, or within such other period as the holder may allow, to return the bill accepted or non-accepted to the holder, he will be deemed to have accepted the same.
Page 126 - Notaries Public shall be appointed by the Governor, in the same manner as judicial officers are appointed, and shall hold their offices during seven years, unless sooner removed by the Governor, with the consent of the Council, upon the address of both Houses of the Legislature.
Page 45 - Every person upon whom a bill of exchange is drawn, and to whom the same is delivered for acceptance, who shall destroy such bill, or who shall refuse, within twentyfour hours after such delivery, or within such other period as the holder may allow, to return the bill accepted or nonaccepted to the holder, shall be deemed to have accepted the same.
Page 154 - Keb., 115, 132, which was an action by the indorsee against the drawer of a bill of exchange. 'The...
Page 119 - Wherefore I, the said notary, at the request aforesaid, have protested, and by these presents do solemnly protest, as well against the Drawer, Acceptor, and Indorsere of the said Bill of Exchange, as against all others, whom it may concern, for exchange, reexchange, and...
Page 327 - For the purpose of calculating interest, a month shall be considered the twelfth part of a year, and as consisting of thirty days ; and interest for any number of days less than a month shall be estimated by the proportion which such number of days shall bear to 'thirty.

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