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accepted action affirmed agent agreed agreement alleged amount appellant appellee applied assignment authority bill breach cause charge cited claim collection condition consideration contract corporation court creditor damages debt decision deed defendant delivered delivery deposit directed draft duty effect entitled error evidence executed express fact failed funds further give given guaranty held hold holder indorsed instructions intended interest Judge judgment jury knowledge lease letter liability machine maker mortgage National Bank negotiable notice obligation opinion owner paid parties payable payment performance person plaintiff possession premises present principal provision purchaser question reason received recover reference refused reversed rule signed sold sufficient suit Supreme Court thereof tion transaction transfer trial trust warranty
Page 263 - That he became the holder of it before it was overdue, and without notice that it had been previously dishonored, if such was the fact ; 3.
Page 194 - To constitute notice of an infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating the same, the person to whom it is negotiated must have had actual knowledge of the infirmity or defect, or knowledge of such facts that his action in taking the instrument amounted to bad faith.
Page 16 - States, for the payment of which, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our heirs, successors, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Page 198 - Act 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 order or to bearer.
Page 263 - A holder in due course holds the instrument free from any defect of title of prior parties, and free from defenses available to prior parties among themselves, and may enforce payment of the instrument for the full amount thereof against all parties liable thereon.
Page 178 - State as well as for the further consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid by...
Page 264 - Where the transferee receives notice of any infirmity in the instrument or defect in the title of the person negotiating the same before he has paid the full amount agreed to be paid therefor, he will be deemed a holder in due course only to the extent of the amount theretofore paid by him.
Page 153 - A waiver of protest, whether in the case of a foreign bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument, is deemed to be a waiver not only of a formal protest but also of presentment and notice of dishonor.
Page 112 - ... made a transfer of any of his property, and the effect of the enforcement of such judgment or transfer will be to enable any one of his creditors to obtain a greater percentage of his debt than any other of such creditors of the same class.
Page 62 - In the case of an assignment of a thing in action, the action by the assignee shall be without prejudice to any setoff or other defense, existing at the time of, or before notice of the assignment; but this Section shall not apply to a negotiable promissory note or bill of exchange, transferred in good faith, and upon good consideration, before due.