A Manual for the Use of Notaries Public; Comprising a Summary of the Law of Bills of Exchange and of Promissory Notes, Both in Europe and the United States, Checks on Bankers, and Sight-Bills, with Approved Forms of Protest and Notice of

A Manual for the Use of Notaries Public; Comprising a Summary of the Law of Bills of Exchange and of Promissory Notes, Both in Europe and the United States, Checks on Bankers, and Sight-Bills, with Approved Forms of Protest and Notice of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...the note as to the amount, and in not stating that it was indorsed by the defendants jointly. The court say: "It is well settled, in accordance with good sense, that an immaterial variance in the notice will notv1t1ate it. The'var1ance must be such as that, under the circumstances of the case, the notice conveys no sufiicient knowledge to the indorsers of the identity of the particular note which has been dishonored. "Now, having the accessory facts, namely, that this was the only note in this bank drawn by S. Warden and indorsed by the defendants, and the intimation conveyed by the figures '600' upon the margin of the notice, who can doubt but that this notice conveyed to the minds of the defendants the information that this identical note had been dishonored, although it misdescribed the note as it respects the sum for which it was made in the body of it P" The case of Remer 1: . Downer, 23 Wend. 629, before cited, is in perfect accordance with this last case, as well as that of Dole v. Gold, 5 Barb. 290. In Remer v. Downer, the court say: --'' The judge should have decided the question himself whether the notice had been properly directed, so as to charge the indorser. "The note in this case was drawn by Young for $560, payable to Whitaker or order, at the Chemung Canal Bank, in eighteen months, indorsed by Whitaker and subsequently by Remer, and the notice which was sent was directed on the face of it to W. T. Williams, Cashier, informing him that Young's note for $ 999.52, indorsed by him, was protested for non-payment, and that the holders looked to him for payment. This notice was not directed to Remer, and did not describe any note that he had indorsed for Young, either as to...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236965042