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The Law of Bills of Exchange: Promissory Notes, Checks, &C (Classic Reprint)
Cuthbert W. Johnson
No preview available - 2016
12 East Accepted supra protest acceptor accommodation bill action Adol aforesaid agent alteration amount assumpsit bank notes Bank of England banker bankrupt bearer become due bill drawn bill of ex bill of exchange bill or note bill payable Bingham Burrows Campbell ceptor court creditor debt declaration defendant demand discharge Douglas drafts drawer entitled to notice Espinasse exchange or promissory exonerated Exparte feme covert foreign bill forgery further enacted give notice given indorser inland bill issue jury liable London Lord Ellenborough Lord Mansfield Lord Raym months to run Moore negotiable Nisi Prius non-acceptance non-payment notary notary public notice of dishonour paid partner party payable after sight payee payment person or persons plaintiff plea plead pounds presented for acceptance promise to pay promissory note protest prove received recover refused shillings Smith stamp Starkey statute Synesius Taunton thereof three months void wager Wilson
Page 123 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 145 - Time; and that all Bonds, Contracts, and Assurances whatsoever, made after the Time aforesaid, for 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 Five Pounds in the Hundred, as aforesaid, shall be utterly void...
Page 121 - Words only shall be deemed sufficient Evidence of a new or continuing Contract, whereby to take any Case out of the Operation of the said Enactments or either of them, or to deprive any Party of the Benefit thereof, unless such Acknowledgment or Promise shall be made or contained by or in some Writing to be signed by the Party chargeable thereby...
Page 122 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon, or by reason of. any representation or assurance made or given concerning or relating to the character, conduct, credit, ability, trade or dealings of any other person to the Intent or purpose that such other person may obtain credit, money or goods unless such representation or assurance be made In writing, signed by the party to be charged therewith.
Page 121 - ... joint contractors, or executors, or administrators, if it shall appear at the trial or otherwise that the plaintiff, though barred by either of the said recited acts, or this act, as to one or more of such joint contractors, or executors, or administrators, shall nevertheless be entitled to recover against any other or others of the defendants by virtue of a new acknowledgment, or promise, or otherwise, judgment may be given, and (/) Per Tindal, CJ, Haydon v.
Page 122 - That no Action shall be maintained whereby to charge any Person upon any Promise made after full Age to pay any Debt contracted during Infancy, or upon any Ratification after full Age of any Promise or Simple Contract made during Infancy, 'unless such Promise or Ratification shall be made by some Writing signed by the Party to be charged therewith.
Page 121 - ... contractor, executor or administrator, shall lose the benefit of the said enactments, or either of them, so as to be chargeable in respect or by reason only of any written acknowledgment or promise, made and signed by any other or others of them.
Page 103 - Wales, any law, statute, usage, or custom to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.