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" A promissory note is an unconditional promise in writing made by one person to another, signed by the maker, engaging to pay, on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in money, to, or to the order of, a specified person, or to... "
Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the ... - Page 1034
by American Bar Association - 1908
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Principles of the Common Law: An Elementary Work Intended for the Use of ...

John Indermaur - Common law - 1885 - 542 pages
...money to, or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer" (7). A promissory note is defined as " an unconditional promise in writing, made by one person...determinable future time, a sum certain in money to, or to the order of, a specified person or to bearer " (m). A cheque is defined as " a bill of exchange...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 101

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...future time. (4) Must be payable to order or to bearer." By section 184 of this act it Is provided: "A negotiable promissory note, within the meaning...Is an unconditional promise In writing, made by one to another, signed by the maker, engaging to pay on demand or at a fixed or determlnable future time,...
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The Maryland Code: Public General Laws : Adopted by the General Assembly of ...

Maryland - Law - 1898
...discharged. CHAPTER XVII— Promissory Notes and Checks. 203. A negotiable promissory note within tlie meaning of this act is an unconditional promise in...signed by the maker engaging to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sutn certain in money to order or to bearer. Where a note is drawn...
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The Student's Law Lexicon: A Dictionary of Legal Words and Phrases : with ...

William Cox Cochran - Law - 1888 - 332 pages
...or non-performance, of a particular thin;;. See Consideration Promissory note, or note of hand, mi unconditional promise in writing, made by one person...signed by the maker, engaging to pay on demand, or at a fixed, or deterrainablo future time, a sum certain in money to, or to the order of, such other, or...
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A Treatise on the Law of Commercial Paper: Containing a Full ..., Volume 1

Joseph Fitz Randolph - Commercial law - 1888 - 1342 pages
...money," Sec. 3244. ENGLISH BILL8 OF EXCHANGE ACT, 1882. — "An unconditional promise in writing made bv one person to another signed by the maker, engaging to pay, on demand or at a fixed or determinate future time a sum certain in money, to, or to the order of, a specified person...
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Practical Book-keeping Adapted to Commercial and Judicial Accounting: With ...

Frederick Hayne Carter - Accounting - 1890 - 263 pages
...sub-sect. 1). Ш.— PROMISSORY NOTES. This note is as often called in England a note of hand, and is an unconditional promise in writing made by one...determinable future time, a sum certain in money, to or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer (45 and 46 Viet., cap. 61, sect. 83). It is precisely...
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The Bills of Exchange Act 1890: Fully and Copiously Indexed So as to be of ...

John Augustus Barron - Bills of exchange - 1890 - 140 pages
...payment. PAET IV. PROMISSORY NOTES. notede*ory 82- A promissory note is an unconditional promise in flned. writing made by one person to another, signed by the...determinable future time, a sum certain in money, to, or to the order of, a specified person, or to bearer : menu?" ^' An instrument in the form of a note...
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The Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted

Frederick Stroud - Law - 1890 - 916 pages
...disputed, is within them ( Ward v. Pilley, 49 LJQB 705 ; n QBU 427). PROMISSORY NOTE.— "A Promissory Note is an Unconditional Promise in Writing made by one...by the maker, engaging to pay, ON DEMAND, or at a fixed or DETEKMINABLE FUTURE TIME, a SUM CERTAIN in money to, or to the order of, a specified person,...
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The Bills of Exchange Act, 1890: Being a Codification of the Law-merchant ...

Thomas Hodgins - Banking law - 1890 - 304 pages
...unconditional promise in Promissory writing made by one person to another,signed by the maker, imp.Act.s.ss engaging to pay, on demand or at a fixed or determinable...' '' " " future time, a sum certain in money, to, or to the order of, a specified person, or to bearer : 1 2. An instrument in the form of a note payable...
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Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at ..., Volume 1

Henry Roscoe, Maurice Powell - Evidence (Law) - 1891 - 1640 pages
...Ex. Act, 1882, relating to promissory notes are as follows :— By sect. 83, " (1.) A promissory note is an unconditional promise in writing, made by one...determinable future time, a sum certain in money, to, or to the order of, a specified person or to bearer. " (2.) An instrument in the form of a note payable...
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