Report of the Commissioners for Consolidating and Arranging the Public Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: 1901, Parts 1-74
commonwealth, Wright & Potter Printing Company, State Printers, 1901
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Page 596 - Every holder is deemed prima facie to be a holder in due course; but when it is shown that the title of any person who has negotiated the instrument was defective, the burden is on the holder to prove that he or some person under whom he claims acquired the title as holder in due course.
Page 244 - I, AB, do solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and will support the constitution thereof. So help me, GOD.
Page 588 - An unqualified order or promise to pay is unconditional within the meaning of this Act, though coupled with : 1. An indication of a particular fund out of which reimbursement is to be made, or a particular account to be debited with the amount ; or 2. A statement of the transaction which gives rise to the Instrument. But an order or promise to pay out of a particular fund is not unconditional.
Page 244 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich ; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding, agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 140 - ... unless there appears upon such circular or poster in a conspicuous place either the names of the chairman and secretary, or of two officers of the political or other organization issuing the same, or of some voter who is responsible therefor, with his name and residence, and the street and number thereof, if any, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than six months.
Page 200 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said party of the first part has caused its corporate seal to be hereunto affixed and these presents to be signed by its duly authorized officer the day and year first above written.
Page 602 - Where the person giving and the person to receive notice reside in different places, the notice must be given within the following times : 1. If...
Page 200 - Then personally appeared the above named , of for the [city or town] of , and acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be the free act and deed of said [city or town] of Before me, Justice of the Peace.
Page 588 - An instrument to be negotiable must conform to the following requirements: (1) It must be in writing and signed by the maker or drawer; (2) Must contain an unconditional promise or order to pay a sum certain in money; (3) Must be payable on demand, or at a fixed or determinable future time; (4) Must be payable to order or to bearer...