Trust Company v. National Bank,
101 U.S. 68 (1879)

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Trust Company v. National Bank, 101 U.S. 68 (1879)

Trust Company v. National Bank

101 U.S. 68


1. The defenses of the maker of a promissory note can be cut off only by the payee's endorsement of it before maturity.

2. A guaranty written upon it by the payee is not such an endorsement.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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