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NOTE OF HAND,
contracts. Another name, less technical, for a promissory note. (q. v.) 2 Bl. Com. 467. Vide Bank note; Promissory note, Reissuable note. ... more

NOTES,
practice. Short statements of what transpires on the trial of a cause; they are generally made by the judge and the counsel, for their... more

NOTICE.
give it in writing, and to preserve evidence of its delivery, as in the case of notices of the dishonor of a bill. ... more

NOTICE, AVERMENT OF
in pleading. This is frequently necessary, particularly in special actions of assumpsit. 2. When the matter alleged in the pleading is to be considered... more

NOTICE OF DISHONOR.
der must prove it reached the endorser. 2 Pet. 121. But in those towns where they have letter carriers, who carry letters from the post... more

NOTICE, TO PRODUCE PAPERS
practice, evidence. When it is intended to give seoondary evidence of a written instrument or paper, which is in: the possession of the opposite party,... more

NOTICE TO QUIT.
en. Where, therefore, several persons are jointly inte- rested in the premises, they all must join in the notice, and if any of them be... more

NOTING.
The name of the minute made by a notary on a bill of exohange, after it has been presented for acceptance or payment, consisting... more

NOTORIETY
of information on the state of foreign countries, and in all such instances upon the accident of their being little known or pub- licly... more

NOVA CUSTOMA.
The name of an imposition or duty in England. Vide An- tiqua; Customs. ... more

NOVA STATUTA.
New statutes. The name given to the statutes commencing with the reign of Edward III. Vide Vetera Statuta. ... more

NOVAE NARRATIONES.
The title of an ancient English book, written during the reign of Edward III. It consists of declarations and some other pleadings. ... more

NOVATION,
civil law. 1. Novation is a substitution of a new for an old debt. The old debt is extinguished by the new one con- ... more

NOVEL ASSIGNMENT.
Vide New Assignment. ... more

NOVEL DISSEISIN.
The name of an old remedy which was given for a new or recent disseisin. 2. When tenant in fee simple, fee tail,... more

NOVELLAE LEONIS
The ordinances of the emperor Leo, which were made from the year 887 till the year 893, are so called. These novels changed many... more

NOVELS,
civil law. The name given to some constitutions or laws of some of the Roman emperors; this name was so given because they were... more

NOVUS HOMO.
A new man; -this term, is applied to a man who has been pardoned of a crime, by which he is restored to society, and... more

NOXAL ACTTON,
civil law. A personal, arbitrary, and indirect action in favor of one who has been injured by the slave of another, by which the... more

NUBILIS,
civil law. One who is of a proper age to be married. Dig. 32,51. ... more

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