Definition of SKELETON BILL,


SKELETON BILL,

com. law. A blank paper, properly stamped, in
those countries where stamps are required, with the name of a person signed at
the bottom.


2. In such case the person signing the paper will be held as the drawer
or acceptor, as it may be, of any bill which shall afterwards be written above
his name to the sum of which the stamp is applicable. 1 Bell~s Com. 390, 5th
ed.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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