Harmon v. Adams
120 U.S. 363 (1887)

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Harmon v. Adams, 120 U.S. 363 (1887)

Harmon v. Adams

Submitted January 10, 1887

Decided February 7, 1887

120 U.S. 363

Syllabus

An agreement by the payee of a promissory note to release the maker from the payment of the principal on the payment, in advance each year, until payee's death, of interest at a rate above the legal rate, is no defense in a suit by the payee's executor, without proof of such payment until his death.

Assumption on a promissory note. Judgment for plaintiffs. Defendant sued out this writ of error. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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