A Summary of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Cash Bills, and Promissory Notes

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J. Butterworth, 1813 - 256 pages

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Page 117 - The jury having found a verdict for the defendant on the third issue, the plaintiff' obtained a rule to shew cause why there should not be a new trial, on the ground of the admission of improper evidence.
Page 229 - By the gAnn. c. 14. s. 1. it is enacted, " that all notes, bills, bonds, judgments, mortgages, or other securities or conveyances whatsoever, given, granted, drawn, or entered into, or executed by any person or persons whatsoever, where the whole or any part of the consideration of such conveyances or securities, shall be, for any money or other valuable thing whatsoever, won by gaming or playing at cards...
Page 134 - J., to find a verdict for the defendant, with liberty to the plaintiff to move to enter a verdict for the...
Page 36 - ... 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 2 - ... his, her, or their order, or unto bearer, any sum of money mentioned in such note, shall be taken and construed to be by virtue thereof, due and payable to any such person or persons, body politic and corporate to whom the same is made payable...
Page 33 - ... shall reside or transact the business of a banker, within ten miles of the place where such drafts or orders shall be issued, provided such place shall be specified in such drafts or orders ; and provided the same shall bear date on or before the day on which the same shall be issued ; and provided the same do not direct the payment to be made by bills or promissory-notes.
Page 101 - There would be a great difficulty in saying at what time such a bill should be presented for acceptance. The courts have been very cautious, in fixing any time for an inland bill, payable at a certain period after sight, to be presented for acceptance; and it seems to me more necessary to be cautious with respect to a foreign bill payable in that manner. I do not see how the courts can lay down any precise rule on the subject.
Page 26 - Duties hereby granted, and otherwise in relation thereto, so far as the same shall not be superseded by and shall be consistent with the express Provisions of this Act, as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purposes, as if the same had been herein repeated and specially enacted with reference to the said Duties by this Act granted.
Page 79 - Bedford assizes, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court on the following case. The plaintiffs are the parish officers of Toddington, and the defendants are the parish officers of Milton Bryant.
Page 91 - Mansfield directed a nonsuit; but upon a rule to shew cause why there should not be a new trial, and cause shewn,.

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