A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange: Checks on Bankers, Promissory Notes, Bankers' Cash Notes, and Bank Notes

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M. Carey & sons, 1821 - Negotiable instruments - 764 pages
 

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Page 64 - ... 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 64 - When a deed is worded in clear and precise terms — when its meaning is evident and leads to no absurd conclusion — there can be no reason for refusing to admit the meaning which such deed naturally presents. To go elsewhere in search of conjectures, in order to restrict or extend it, is but an attempt to elude it. If this dangerous method be once admitted, there will be no deed which it will not render useless.
Page 64 - Games aforesaid, or 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 bett, shall be utterly void, frustrate, and of none Effect, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever...
Page 64 - CD ; and if, within the space of days next after the making of such distress, the said last-mentioned sum, together with the reasonable charges of taking and keeping the said distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said goods and chattels so by you distrained, and do pay the money arising from such sale to the clerk of the justices of the peace for the division of in the said [county...
Page 64 - ... he shall be deemed and taken to be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction...
Page 64 - Suit shall and may plead the General Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act; and if...
Page 64 - ... 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 64 - ... or indorsable over in the same manner as inland bills of exchange are or may be, according to the custom of merchants...
Page 64 - ... 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 . . . (a) A statute of 1664, 16 Car.

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