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Renunciation of rights by holder, vi, 11; xii, 3
Satisfaction of debt due on B. or n., xii

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of joint debt by B. of one, xii, 4 of greater sum by B. for less, xii, 4 by taking n. of third person, xii, 5 Security, collateral, xiv, 15

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Set, B. drawn in a, xx, 32

Set-off, enlarged right of under recent Acts, xix, 7 generally, xix

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in bankruptcy, xix, 8

Signature, acceptor bound to know drawer's, vi, 10 other than acceptor's or drawer's, vii, 3 of payee wrongly designated, iv, 14

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as agent only, xx, 13

in assumed or trade name, xx, 28
forgery of, xx, 29

by procuration, xx, 30

of firm, xx, 28

written by another, see Appendix

Spirituous liquors, debt for, iii, 9

Sureties when discharged by suspension of right to sue principal,

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xiii, 4

discharged by discharge of principal, xiii, 3, 4
preserving remedy against, xiii, 4, 8

not discharged by taking collateral security, xiii, 6
more than one, liability of each, xiii, 10

Surety and principal, xiii

consenting to principal having time, xiii, 8 Suretyship of each party to precedent party, xiii, 3

on joint B. or n. xiii, 9

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of acceptor for honor, xiii, 11

Surety's remedy against principal, xiii, 10

Suspension of right to sue principal, xiii, 4
Stamp, forgery notwithstanding absence of, xvii, 8
on cheque, xxii, 14

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adhesive, how cancelled, xxii, 14

Stamps, see Appendix

Statute of Limitations, xviii

Stockjobing contracts, iii, 9

Stolen cheques, xxii, 12

Sunday, ix, 12

Threat, see Fraud

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allowed to drawee for acceptance, viii, 4
allowed for payment, x, 2

when payable omitted, xx, 11

Title through holder in due course, iii, 3

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of B. for part of value, iv, 18
B. prohibiting, xx, 19

Transferable, when B. or n. is, iv, 2
Transferee of B., what, i, 1

Transferor by delivery, xiv, 6

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when liable without indorsement, iv, 11 by delivery, his liabilities, iv, 12; vii, 6 when not liable, iv, 11

Trust, notice of breach of, iv, 10

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expressed by indorsement, iv, 10 Uttering of forged B. or n., xviii, 2

Value presumed in favor of party to B. ii,
Violence, see Fraud

"Void," meaning of, in certain cases, iii, 9
Void bills and notes, iv, 7

Wagers, iii, 9

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