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COMMENTARIES ON THE LAW OF PROMISSORY NOTES, AND GUARANTIES OF NOTES, AND CHECKS ON BANKS AND BANKERS. WITH OCCASIONAL ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE COMMERCIAL LAW...SEVENTH EDITION

Story, Joseph; Thorndike, John L. (Seventh Edition)


Item #: 2299

Pages: liv, 747 pp.
Published: Boston; Little, Borwn, and Company; 1878. Reprinted in 2005.

Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, COMMERCIAL LAW

Story emphasizes the importance of separating doctrinesapplying to bills of exchange and promissory notes, whilediscussing many topics common to both. He outlines thelegal nuances of "the maker of a note and the acceptor of abill," with qualifications and illustrates similarities anddifferences in laws governing the use of promissory notes invarious nations throughout Europe. This seventh editioncomprises the text of the 1847 second edition, while addingnotes that have in some cases been condensed or rewritten.It also omits cases from the second edition since overruledor disproved. Nearly 2,000 cases are referenced.Available print-on-demand.

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