A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange: Promissory Notes, Bank-notes, Bankers' Cash-notes, and Checks

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T. & J.W. Johnson, 1853 - Negotiable instruments - 646 pages

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Page 595 - ... or over which such person shall at the time of entering up such judgment, or at any time afterwards, have any disposing power which he might without the assent of any other person exercise for his own benefit...
Page 593 - Act, no warrant of attorney to confess judgment in any personal action, or cognovit actionem given by any person, shall be of any force, unless there shall be present some attorney of one of the Superior Courts on behalf of such person, expressly named by him, and attending at his request, to inform him of the nature and effect of such warrant or cognovit before the same is executed; which attorney shall subscribe his name as a witness to the due execution thereof, and thereby declare himself to...
Page 583 - ... for the reimbursing or repaying any money knowingly lent or advanced for such gaming or betting as aforesaid, or lent or advanced at the time and place of such play, to any person or persons so gaming or betting as aforesaid, or that shall, during such play, so play or bet, shall be utterly void, frustrate, and of none effect, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, any statute, law, or usage to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding ; and that, where such mortgages, securities.
Page 130 - Parliament, and that it shall not be lawful for any body politic or corporate whatsoever created or to be created, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 556 - ... every such offender shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years, nor less than seven years, or to suffer such other punishment by fine or imprisonment, or by both, as the Court shall award...
Page 120 - That no action shall be maintained whereby to charge any person upon any promise made, after full age, to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification, after full age...
Page 603 - ... but that every person so offered may and shall be admitted to give evidence on oath, or solemn affirmation in those cases wherein affirmation is by law receivable, notwithstanding that such person may or shall have an interest in the matter in question, or in the event of the trial of any issue, matter, question or...
Page 539 - That if any bankrupt, at the time he becomes bankrupt, shall, by the consent and permission of the true owner thereof, have in his possession, order, or disposition, any goods or chattels whereof he was reputed owner...
Page 538 - ... banker's house or other place only, and not otherwise or elsewhere, such acceptance shall be deemed and taken to be to all...
Page 579 - ... any bill of exchange or promissory note be affected by reason of any statute or law in force for the prevention of usury...

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