Poorman v. Woodward
62 U.S. 266 (1858)

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Poorman v. Woodward, 62 U.S. 21 How. 266 266 (1858)

Poorman v. Woodward

2 U.S. (21 How.) 266

Syllabus

Where certain persons gave a joint and several note for the purpose of raising money, and their agent received a certificate of deposit, which certificate was afterwards duly paid upon presentation, the signers of the note cannot escape from their responsibility upon the plea that a certificate of deposit was not money.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

Page 62 U. S. 273

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