Definition of Chattel mortgage
1. Noun. A loan to buy some personal item; the item (or chattel) is security for the loan.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chattel Mortgage
Literary usage of Chattel mortgage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"The mortgage on the land in express terms purports to be collateral security to the chattel mortgage. This in ordinary acceptation should be an additional ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The fact of fraud relied upon wae the making of a chattel mortgage, ... It Is however, held In some States that a chattel mortgage which permits the ..."
3. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1915)
"Frank Jones, mortgagee...., by virtue of the said chattel mortgage, ... .has. . . .an interest ... Such chattel mortgage is hereby extended by agreement of. ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1896)
"As to what constitutes a chattel mortgage. — And, first, as to what constitutes a chattel mortgage. There appears to be no substantial difference between ..."
5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1899)
"chattel mortgage—GIVING POWER TO SELECT SUBJECTS OF.—A chattel mortgage is not void for want of Identity and description of the property mortgaged, ..."