Summary of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Cash Bills, and Promissory Notes

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Benning & Company, and Stevens & Norton, 1849 - Bills of exchange - 643 pages
 

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Page 522 - ... for the forbearance of one hundred pounds for a year; and so after that rate for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or Shorter time...
Page 425 - ... if he shall have paid the debt or any part thereof in discharge of the whole debt...
Page 134 - Mansfield directed a nonsuit ; but upon a rule to show cause why there should not be a new...
Page 546 - In every species of assumpsit, all matters in confession and avoidance, including not only those by way of discharge, but those which show the transaction to be either void or voidable in point of law, on the ground of fraud or otherwise, shall be specially pleaded ; ex.
Page 565 - ... no person offered as a witness shall hereafter be excluded, by reason of incapacity from crime or interest from giving evidence...
Page 247 - Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : 1. The term
Page 523 - By the gAnn. c. 14. s. 1. it is enacted, " that all notes, bills, bonds, judgments, mortgages, or other securities or conveyances whatsoever, given, granted, drawn, or entered into, or executed by any person or persons whatsoever, where the whole or any part of the consideration of such conveyances or securities, shall be, for any money or other valuable thing whatsoever, won by gaming or playing at cards...
Page 580 - In the Case of every Felony punishable under this Act, every Principal in the Second Degree, and every Accessory before the Fact, shall be punishable in the same Manner as the Principal in the First Degree is by this Act punishable; and every Accessory after the Fact to any Felony punishable under this Act shall on Conviction be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be imprisoned for any Term not exceeding Two Years...
Page 601 - England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable at demand, or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 232 - Whether there has been in any particular case reasonable diligence used, or whether unreasonable delay has occurred, is a mixed question of law and fact, to be decided by the jury acting under the direction of the Judge, upon the particular circumstances of each case.

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