A Digest of the Law Relating to Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Bankers' Checks: With an Appendix Containing the Statutes and Forms

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Saunders and Benning, 1829 - 482 páginas
 

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Página 296 - ... 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 ; provided always, that nothing herein contained shall alter, or take away, or lessen the effect of any payment of any principal or interest made by any person whatsoever...
Página 48 - Parliament, and that it shall not be lawful for any body politic or corporate whatsoever created or to be created, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Página 341 - ... due on either side on the balance of such account and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Página 384 - no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...
Página 4 - ... and also every such note payable to any person or persons, body politick and corporate, his, her, or their order, shall be assignable or indorsable over, in the same manner as inland bills of exchange are or may be, according to the custom of merchants...
Página 361 - Justice told the jury that there were two questions for their consideration : First, whether the plaintiff had given value for the bill, of which there could be no doubt ; and, secondly, whether he took it under circumstances which ought to have excited the suspicion of a prudent and careful man.
Página 406 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...
Página 405 - ... to appeal to the justices of the peace at the next general quarter sessions of the peace to be holden for the county...
Página 402 - AND be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That this Act shall continue and be in Force, for and during Two Years, next after the Passing thereof, and from thence to the End of the next Session of Assembly.
Página 427 - ... specified in such drafts or orders, and provided the same shall bear date on or before the day on which the same shall be issued ; and provided the same do not direct the payment to be made by bills or promissory notes.

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