A Selection of Cases on the Law of Bills and Notes: And Other Negotiable Paper : with Full References and Citations, and Also an Index and Summary of the Cases : Prepared for Use as a Textbook in Harvard Law School, Volume 2
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acceptance acceptor accommodation bill accord action agent alleged amount appeared assumpsit authority averment Bank bankers Barb bearer became due bill of exchange bill or note bond charge Chitty chose in action cited Conn consideration contract court custom of merchants damages debt decision declaration defendant defendant's delivered demand demurrer discharged donatio mortis causa draft drawer drawn due diligence due notice duly entitled evidence executors fact foreign bill give notice given held holder indorser instrument Johns judge judgment jury laches law merchant liable London Lord Ellenborough Lord Mansfield maker ment necessary negotiable negotiable instruments Nisi non-acceptance non-payment nonsuit notary notice of dishonor opinion paid party payee person plaintiff plea pleaded post-office presented for payment principal promise to pay promissory note protest proved question reasonable recover refused Reported residence rule semble Shelburne Falls Smith statute statute of Anne sufficient term tion trial verdict Wend York
Page 778 - ... shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself.
Page 703 - By the law of England, by a contract for the sale of specific ascertained goods, the property immediately vests in the buyer, and a right to the price in the seller, unless it can be shown that such was not the intention of the parties.
Page 743 - A person taking a cheque crossed generally or specially, bearing in either case the words " not negotiable," shall not have and shall not be capable of giving a better title to the cheque than that which the person from whom he took it had. But a banker who has in good faith and without negligence received payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself shall not, in case the title to the cheque proves defective, incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by...
Page 375 - J. — We are all of opinion that the judgment of the Court of Exchequer ought to be affirmed.
Page 139 - Si le porteur exerce le recours individuellement contre son cédant, il doit lui faire notifier le protêt, et, à défaut de remboursement, le faire citer en jugement dans les quinze jours qui suivent la date du protêt, si celui-ci réside dans la distance de cinq myriamètres.
Page 375 - ... should myself doubt whether we could go so far as to say that it ought to appear upon the face of the instrument, ' by express terms, or necessary implication, that the bill was presented and dishonoured...
Page 581 - Serjt., now moved for a rule to show cause why the nonsuit should not be set aside, and a verdict entered for the plaintiff for £119.
Page 67 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of Exchange (Second and Third unpaid...
Page 33 - Exchange," on p. 389, (llth edit.), that with respect to promissory notes payable on demand, it has been held that the statute runs from the date of the note and not from the time of the demand, and that this is so although the note be made payable with interest on demand. See also " Byles on Bills of Exchange,