A Digest of the Stamp Acts and the Judicial Decisions on the Stamp Laws Not Contained in the Author's Treatise: Including the Probate, Legacy, and Succession Duties; with Tables of All the Stamp Duties

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V. & R. Stevens and Sons, 1861 - Inheritance and transfer tax - 330 pages

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Page 292 - ... for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not be available...
Page 307 - 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, or upon any condition or contingency which may or may not be performed...
Page 291 - Inland bill of exchange, draft, or order for the payment to the bearer, or to order, at any time otherwise than on demand...
Page 292 - ... behalf. All receipts given by any banker or bankers, or other person or persons, for money received, which shall entitle, or be intended to entitle, the person or persons paying the money, or the bearer of such receipts, to receive the like sum from any third person or persons. And all bills, drafts or orders, for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not...
Page 293 - Kingdom, directing the payment of any sum of money, the same not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter not being sent or delivered to the person to whom payment is to be made, or to any person on his behalf.
Page 295 - ... the parties from its being a written instrument ; together with every schedule, receipt, or other matter put or indorsed thereon or annexed thereto, 6d.
Page 308 - ... where the same shall not be made payable to the bearer or to order, and also where the same shall be made payable to the bearer or to order, if the same shall amount to loZ.
Page 300 - in the Schedule to the Act 55 Geo. 3. c. 184. annexed Anct for and in respect of every Letter or Power of Attorney or other Instrument made for the sole Purpose of appointing or nominating a Proxy to vote at any Meeting of the Proprietors or Shareholders of or in any Joint Stock Company or other Company or Society whose Stock or Funds are divided into Shares, and transferrable - C
Page 305 - Daily accounts or bills of goods imported and exported, or warrants or certificates for the delivery of goods, and the weekly bills of mortality, and also papers containing any lists of prices current, or of the state of the markets, or any account of the arrival, sailing, or other circumstances relating to merchant ships or vessels, or any other matter wholly of a commercial nature; provided such bills, lists, or accounts do not contain any other matter than what hath been usually comprised therein.
Page 305 - newspaper " shall mean any paper containing public news, intelligence, or occurrences, or any remarks or observations therein printed for sale, and published in England or Ireland periodically, or in parts or numbers at intervals not exceeding twenty-six days between the publication of any two such papers, parts, or numbers.

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