A Treatise on the Law of Usury ; to which are Added, the Statutes of the Several States Relating to Interest Now in Force: Together with a Digest of All the Decisions, and an Index to the Reported Adjudications from the Statute of Henry VIII to the Present Time

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J.S. Voorhies, 1844 - Interest - 322 pages

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Page 267 - The rate of interest upon the loan or forbearance of any money, goods or things in action...
Page 301 - King, in the County aforesaid ; and also to hear and determine divers Felonies, Trespasses, and other Misdemeanors, done and committed in the said County.
Page 228 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Page 228 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.
Page 7 - Viet. c. 80, it a provided that, " no bill of exchange or promissory note made payable at or within twelve months after the date thereof, or not having more than twelve months to run, nor any contract for the loan or forbearance of money above the sum of 101.
Page 194 - ... that all bonds, contracts, and assurances whatsoever, made after the time aforesaid for payment of any principal or money to be lent or covenanted to be performed upon or for any usury, whereupon or whereby there shall be reserved or taken above the rate of six pounds in the hundred, as aforesaid, shall be utterly void.
Page 53 - ... a commission of two and a half per cent. on the amount...
Page 301 - Esquires, and others their fellows, justices of our said Lord the King, assigned to keep the peace in the county aforesaid, and also to hear and determine divers felonies, trespasses, and other misdemeanors committed in the same county.
Page 150 - ... engine, or deceitful conveyance for the forbearing or giving day of payment for one whole year of, and for their money or other thing, above the sum of...
Page 197 - ... pounds for the forbearance of one hundred pounds for a year, and so after that rate for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or shorter time...

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