Proceedings of the ... Annual Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Volume 18, Part 1908

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Page 95 - In the hands of any holder other than a holder in due course, a negotiable instrument is subject to the same defenses as if it were non-negotiable. But a holder who derives his title through a holder in due course, and who is not himself a party to any fraud or illegality affecting the instrument, has all the rights of such former holder in respect of all parties prior to the latter.
Page 96 - A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed 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.
Page 136 - No other evidence shall be required to prove marriage of such husband and wife, or that such person is the lawful father or mother of such child or children, than is or shall be required to prove such facts in a civil action.
Page 68 - If sent by mail, it must be deposited in the post office in time to go by mail the day following the day of dishonor, or if there be no mail at a convenient hour on that day, by the next mail thereafter.
Page 12 - A motion to adjourn shall always be in order; that and the motion to lay on the table shall be decided without debate.
Page 62 - Where the holder of an instrument payable to his order transfers it for value without indorsing it, the transfer vests in the transferee such title as the transferor had therein, and the transferee acquires, in addition, the right to have the indorsement of the transferor. But for the purpose of determining whether the transferee is a holder in due course, the negotiation takes effect as of the time when the indorsement is actually made.
Page 136 - If the court be satisfied by information and due proof, under oath...
Page 117 - RECEIVED, subject to the classifications and tariffs in effect on the date of the issue of this Bill of Lading, At 19 From the property described below, in apparent good order, except as noted (contents and condition of contents of packages unknown...
Page 59 - When a signature is forged or made without the authority of the person whose signature it purports to be it is wholly inoperative, and no right to retain the instrument or to give a discharge therefor or to enforce payment thereof against any party thereto, can be acquired through or under such signature...
Page 122 - Commission, and full investigation of the matters and things involved having been had, and the Commission having, on the date hereof, made and filed a report containing its conclusions thereon, which said report is hereby referred to and made a part of this order : It is ordered, That the...

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