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CYCLOPEDIA OF LAW

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

AND

PRINCIPAL AND SURETY

CONTAINING

A FULL DISCUSSION OF THE ORIGIN AND HISTORY
OF COMMERCIAL PAPER, BILLS OF EXCHANGE,
PROMISSORY NOTES, AND THE LAW OF
GUARANTY AND SURETYSHIP, WITH

STATUTORY MODIFICATIONS

INCLUDING

LEADING CASES

VOLUME VI

EDITOR IN CHIEF

HON. CHARLES E. CHADMAN, LL.B., LL.M., LL.D.

ASSISTED BY

A ÇORPS .CF LEGAL EXPERTS.

AMERICAN CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL OF LAW

CHICAGO, U. S. A.

COPYRIGHT 1906

BY

AMERICAN CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL OF LAW

CHICAGO

COPYRIGHT 1908

BY

AMERICAN CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL OF LAW

CHICAGO

COPYRIGHT 1912

BY

AMERICAN CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL OF LAW

CHICAGO

128889

JUL & &

AUTHORITIES CONSULTED

In writing and compiling the twe.ve volumes constituting the Cyclopedia of Law, neither time or expense was spared to make it what it is, the best and most comprehensive work of its character ever published. It has received the endorsement of many of the highest legal authorities in America.

The standard authorities of the world were consulted during the time of its compilation, notably :

E. S. ABBOTT,
On Municipal Corporations.

W. A. ALDERSON,
On Judicial Writs and Process.

W. C. ANDERSON,
Anderson's Law Dictionary.

WILLIAM F. BAILEY,
Bailey's Personal Injuries Relat-
ing to Master and Servant;
Balley's Jurisdiction,

etc., etc.
FRANCIS BACON,
Bacon's Complete Works.

M. BACON,
Bacon's Abridgment.

F. H. BACON,
On Benefit Societies and Life

Insurance.

J. P. BISHOP,
Criminal Law; Bishop's Contracts;
Bishop's Directions and Forms;
Bishop's Marriage, Divorce
and Separation, etc.,

etc.

M. M. BIGELOW,
Bills, Notes and Checks; English
Procedure; Bigelow's Equity;
Bigelow's Estoppel; Life
and Accident insur-

ance Reports.

E. C. BENEDICT, Benedict's American Admiralty.

C. F. BEACH,
Beach's Contracts; Beach's In-
surance; Beach's Contributory

Negligence; Beach's
Injunction; Beach's

Monopolies.

E. E. BALLARD,
Real Property Law; Deed Forms.

SIMEON E. BALDWIN,
Baldwin's American Railroad
Law, American Judiciary;
Baldwin's Modern Po

lítical Institutions.

W. E. BENJAMIN, Bills, Notes and Checks; the recognized standard authority

on subjects treated.

U. BLICKENSDERFER, Blackstone's Elements; Students'

Review.

1

G. T. BISPHAM,
Principles of Equity.

J. H. BREWSTER,

JOSEPH CHITTY, JR.,
Brewster's Conveyancing.

Chitty's Contracts.
WILLIAM BLACKSTONE,

CHARLES D. DRAKE,
Blackstone's Commentaries, Drake's Attachment Suits.

Abridged by James DeWitt An.
drews, Becket, Chitty, Elwell, GEORGE B. DAVIS,
Hammond, Sharswood, Brown. Davis' Military Law; Interna-
Blackstone's Commentaries have

tional Law; Elements of Law.
been text books for students for
many years.

M. E DUNLAP,

Abridgment of Elementary Law.
G. BLISS,
Life Insurance.

EATON S. DRONE,

Copyright Law.
H. C. BLACK,
Black's Accident Cases; Bank.

JOHN F. DILLON,
ruptcy Law; Constitutional Municipal Corporations; Jurispru-
Problems; Law Dictionary; dence of England and American
Judgment; Tax Titles,
etc., etc.

CHARLES B. ELLIOTT,

Public Corporations.
C. L. BATES,

SIMON GREENLEAF,
Bates' Federal Equity Procedure.

Greenleaf's Evidence, recognized
W. H. BROWNE,

as the highest authority. Law of Trade Marks; Divorce

A. M. HAMILTON,
and Alimony.

Medical Jurisprudence.
HENRY F. BUSWELL

G. E. HARRIS,
Buswell's Insanity; Limitations

Contracts by Married Women; and Adverse Possessions;

Damages by Corporations; Law Personal Injuries.

of Certiorari; Sunday F. M. BURDICK,

LAWS Civil and Crimi.

nal.
Partnership, Sales, Torts.
A. M. BURRILL,

JOHN G. HAWLEY, Assignments; Circumstantial Evi. International Extradition; Interdence; Practice.

state Extradition; Law of

Arrest.
JOHN BOUVIER,
Institutes; Law Dictionary.

E. W. HUFFCUT,

Negotiable Instruments; Business
IRVING BROWNE,

Law; Agency.
Domestic Relations; Bailments
and Carriers; Criminal Law;

JAMES L. HIGH,
Law and Lawyer in Litera- High on Injunctions; Extraordi-
ture; Parol Evidence.

nary Legal Remedies; High's

Receivers.
S. V. CLEVENGER,
Spinal Concussion; Medical Juris.

F. N. JUDSON,
prudence of Insanity.

Interstate Commerce.
G. A. CLEMENTS,

J. A. JOYCE, Digest of Fire Insurance Deci- Insurance: Electric Law; Damsions.

ages.

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JOHN D. LAWSON,

W. L SNYDER, Contracts; Civil Damages for Sale Mines and Mining; Interstate of Liquors; Defense to Crime;

Commerce Act.
Expert Evidence, etc., etc.

GEORGE H. SMITH,
J. R. LAW,

Elements of Right and of the Law. Irrigation Law; Domestic Relations.

JAMES F. STEPHEN,
S. S. MERRILL,

Stephen's Practice; Digest of Evi.

dence; Criminal Law, etc. Mandamus; Conflict of Laws. J. W. MAY,

HANNIS TAYLOR,

Jurisdiction Law of Crime; Insurance; U. s. International Law; Supreme Court Practice; Fraud

and Procedure of U. S. Suulent Conveyances.

preme Court.
G. L. FHILLIPS,

C. G. TIEDEMAN,
Code Pleading.

Bills, Notes and Checks; Commer

cial Paper; Municipal CorpoJ. H. PURDY,

rations; American Law of
Private Corporations.

Real Property.
H. E. PAINE,

BRADLEY M. THOMPSON,
Law of Election.

Cases of Equity Pleading and

Practice.
J. RAM,

H. C. UNDERHILL,
Ram's Facts; Legal Judgments.

Criminal Evidence; Trusts and W. C. ROBINSON,

Trustees; Wills. American Jurisprudence; Elemen

GEORGE W. WARVELLE, tary Law; Forensic Oratory; Law of Patents.

Abstracts of Title; Ejectments;

Ethics; Real Property, etc. W. H. RAWLE, Covenants for Title; Rawle's FRANCIS WHARTON, Equity.

American Law; Agency; Conflict

of Laws; Contracts; Criminal A. D. SEDGWICK,

Law; International Law;
Law of Damages; Leading Cases

Law of Negligence,
OB Law of Damages.

etc., etc.
JAMES SCHOULER,

JOHN H. WIGMORE,
Domestic Relations; Bailments; Examinations in Law.
Executors and Administra
tors; Law of Wills,

J. G. WOERNER,
etc., etc.

American Guardianship.

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