Definition of Note of hand

1. Noun. A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time. "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"

Definition of Note of hand

1. Noun. (context: now archaic) A written guarantee to pay or repay a given sum; a receipt; a promissory note. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Note Of Hand

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note book
note down
note of hand (current term)
note pad
note payable
note receivable
note to self
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Literary usage of Note of hand

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1826)
"... Clerk, for forging and counterfeiting a Note of Hand, bearing date August 16, 1727,* for Twelve Hundred and Sixty Pounds, payable to Samuel Edwards, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Supposing even the case of the note of hand or bill of exchange, as the current representative of money, to have been rightly decided(l), ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1851)
"Would the same rule apply to a note of hand in which error should be alleged? This is a writ of error to the Circuit Court held in and for the Southern ..."

4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1840)
"... That no Note of Hand, Bill, or other Securities not Security for the Payment of Money taken by any such Society transferable, shall be transferrable by ..."

5. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"V., as to a "joint and several " Note of Hand, Byles, 8: "joint and several " Contracts, Add. C. 300-302 : Leake, 376-381 : " joint and several ..."

6. Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash (1903)
"A promissory note or, aa it is frequently called, a note of hand,88 is a written promise by one person to pay to another person therein named or order a ..."

7. The Diary of Matthew Patten of Bedford, N.H. by Matthew Patten (1903)
"July and he his to Lift my note of hand which I gave to Jo" Thomas for his excise being ... note of hand ..."

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