A Treatise on the Law of Promissory Notes and Bills of Exchange, Volume 2

J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1873

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Page 89 - Now, they are not goods, nor securities, nor documents for debts, nor are so esteemed : but are treated as money, as cash, in the ordinary course and transaction of business, by the general consent of mankind ; which gives them the credit and currency of money, to all intents and purposes. They are as much money as guineas themselves are ; or any other current coin, that is used in common payments, as money or cash.
Page 517 - ... there is no rule of law better settled, or more salutary in its application to contracts, than that which precludes the admission of parol evidence to contradict or substantially vary the legal import of a written agreement.
Page 663 - And all bills, drafts, or orders, for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not be available...
Page 663 - SEC. 9. That in any and all cases where an adhesive stamp shall be used for denoting any tax imposed by this Act, except as hereinafter provided, the person using or affixing the same shall write or stamp thereupon the initials of his name and the date upon which the same shall be attached or used, so that the same may not again be used.
Page 425 - Compute the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced, to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds, either alone, or in conjunction with the preceding payments, if any, the interest at that time due ; add that interest to the principal, and from...
Page 663 - ... paper, instrument, or writing, then, and in every such case, every person so offending, and every person knowingly and wilfully aiding, abetting, or assisting in committing any such offence as aforesaid...
Page 663 - ... memorandum, check, receipt, or other written or printed evidence of an amount of money to be paid on demand, or at a time designated, for a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars, five cents.
Page 114 - ... that these mercantile instruments, which entitle the bearer of them to money, may also pass, and the right to them may arise, in like manner, by currency or delivery.
Page 401 - ... pounds 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 663 - SEC. 6. That on and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, for and in respect of the several bonds, debentures, or certificates of stock and of indebtedness, and other documents, instruments, matters, and things mentioned and described in Schedule A of this Act...

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