The Early History of the Law of Bills and Notes: A Study of the Origins of Anglo-American Commercial Law

The Early History of the Law of Bills and Notes: A Study of the Origins of Anglo-American Commercial Law

by James Steven Rogers
     
 

A history of an important branch of English commercial law, the law of bills and notes.See more details below

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A history of an important branch of English commercial law, the law of bills and notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521522045
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in English Legal History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
293
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Table of cases and precedents; Note on citation; Introduction; 1. The central courts, commercial law, and the law merchant; 2. Early exchange transactions: commercial practice; 3. Early exchange transactions: private law; 4. Early exchange transactions: public law and policy; 5. From exchange transactions to bills of exchange: the transformation of commercial practice; 6. The custom of merchants and the development of the law of bills; 7. The civilians and the law of bills in the seventeenth century; 8. Transferability and negotiability; 9. The law of bills and notes in the eighteenth century; 10. The problem of accommodation bills; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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