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FOREIGN PROMISSORY NOTE.-SECS. 82, 71 (e)..
MONTREAL, 18th January, 1892.
DUE 20TH FEBRUARY.
One month after date I promise to pay to the order of U. S., at the First National Bank, New York, five hundred Dollars, value received.
NOTARIAL NOTE, en brevet.-SEE P. 440.
On the first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, before Mtre. Jacques Cartier Leclerc, the undersigned Notary Public for the Province of Quebec, residing in the parish of Notre Dame, in the district of Montreal, personally appeared Jean Baptiste Deschamps dit Sarrasin, farmer, and Louis Dubois, son of Pierre, lumberman, both of said parish, who acknowledged themselves to be indebted to Napoleon Leriche, of the village of St. Mathieu, in said district, capitalist, in the sum of one hundred dollars, value received, which sum they promise jointly and severally to pay to said Napoleon Leriche, or order, in one year from the date hereof with interest at the rate of eight per cent., and with interest at the same rate on interest and principal if not paid when due.
Whereof Acte required and granted en brevet.
Thus done and passed in the office of said Notary, the Form 9. day, month and year first above written, and after reading hereof the said Sarrasin has signed, and the said Dubois has declared he cannot write his name and has made his mark, the whole in the presence of said notary who has signed.
J. C. Leclerc, N. P.
J. B. Sarrasin,
Louis X Dubois
NOTARIAL ACT OF HONOR.-SEC. 67, s-s. 3, 4.
On the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, I, John Smith, Notary Public for the province of Ontario, dwelling at the City of Toronto, in said province do hereby certify that the original bill of exchange for five hundred dollars annexed to the protest thereof on the other side hereof written, was this day exhibited to C. D., of Toronto, agent, who declared before me that he would pay the amount of the said bill and protest charges for the honor of A. B., the last indorser thereof, holding the drawer and indorsers and all other proper persons responsible to him the said C. D. for the said sum and for all interest damages and expenses. have therefore granted this notarial act of honor accordingly. Which I attest,
John Smith, N. P.
REVISED STATUTES OF CANADA, CAP. 123.
An Act respecting Bills of Exchange and
[Came into force March 1st, 1887; repealed, September 1st, 1890, by the Bills of Exchange Act, section 95.]
ER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
On what days bills
1. Every bill of exchange or promissory note which is and notes made payable at a month, or months, from and after the
date thereof, shall become due and payable on the same numbered day of the month in which it is made payable as the day on which it is dated,-unless there is no such day in the month in which it is made payable, in which case it shall become due and payable on the last day of that month,-with the addition, in all cases, of the days of grace allowed by law. 35 Vict. c. 10, s. 1.
2. Whenever the last day of grace, in respect of the payment of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, falls on a legal holiday or non-juridical day in the Province where any such bill or note is payable, then the day next following not being a legal holiday or non-juridical day in such Province shall be the last day of grace as to such bill or note. 35 Vict. c. 8, s. 8, part; 42 Vict. c. 47, s. 4.
3. In all matters relating to bills of exchange and pro- § 3. missory notes, the following and no other shall be observed as legal holidays or non-juridical days, that is to say;
(a) In all the Provinces of Canada, except the Province Elsewhere of Quebec:
than in Quebec.
Sundays; New Year's Day; Good Friday; Easter Monday; Christmas Day; the birthday (or the day fixed by proclamation for the celebration of the birthday) of the reigning Sovereign; the first day of July (Dominion Day), and if that day is a Sunday, then the second day of July as the same holiday.
Any day appointed by proclamation for a public holiday, or for a general fast, or a general thanksgiving throughout Canada; and the day next following New Year's Day and Christmas Day, when those days respectively fall on Sunday;
(b) And in the Province of Quebec the said days, and In Quebec. also-
The Epiphany; The Annunciation; The Ascension; Corpus Christi; St Peter's and St Paul's Day; All Saints' Day; Conception Day;
(c) And also, in any one of the Provinces of Canada, Days fixed any day appointed by proclamation of the Lieutenant Gov- mation. ernor of such Province, for a public holiday, or for a fast or thanksgiving within the same. 35 Vict. c. 18, s. 8, part; 42 Vict. c. 47, s. 3; 46 Vict. c. 20, s. 11.
to be in
4. No acceptance of any bill of exchange shall be suffi- Acceptance cient to bind or charge any person, unless such acceptance writing on is in writing on the bill, or if there is more than one part of such bill, then on one of the said parts. C. S. U. C. c. 42, s 7; C. S. L. C. c. 64, s. 5; 28 Vict. (N. S.) c. 10, s. 5; R. S. N. B. c. 116, s. 4; 27 Vict. (P. E. I.), c. 6, s. 2.
5. Notice of the protest or dishonor of any bill of exchange or promissory note payable in Canada shall be protest or sufficiently given, if it is addressed in due time, to any
What notice of
party to such bill or note entitled to such notice, at the place at which such bill or note is dated, unless any such party has, under his signature, on such bill or note, designated another place, and in such latter case such notice shall be sufficiently given if addressed to him, in due time, at such other place; and such notices so addressed shall be sufficient, although the place of residence of such party is other than either of such before mentioned places. 37 Vict. c. 47, s. 1.
shall be sufficient.
6. No damages shall be recoverable in any action, suit or proceeding brought in any Province of Canada upon any bill of exchange drawn upon any person at any place in Canada or in the Island of Newfoundland against any party thereto, except for the amount for which such bill of exchange is drawn, and for such further amounts as arise from the noting and protest of such bill of exchange and interest thereon, and exchange and re-exchange thereon.
And on bills payable
2. No damages shall be recoverable in any action, suit elsewhere. Or proceeding brought in any Province of Canada upon any bill of exchange drawn upon any person at any place not being in Canada or in the Island of Newfoundland against any party thereto, except for the amount for which such bill of exchange is drawn, and for two and one half per cent. thereon, and for such further amounts as arise from the noting and protest of such bill of exchange and interest thereon, and exchange and re-exchange thereon. 38 Vict. c. 19, ss. 1 and 2.
notes in Nova Scotia.
7. All bills of exchange and promissory notes drawn or
accepted made at any place in the Province of Nova Scotia, for the
or unpaid bills or
sum of forty dollars and upwards, upon or in favor of any person or persons in the said Province, may, on default of