Usage examples for promissory

  1. The money due his father had been promptly paid, through the agency of a three- months' promissory note, and thus the most momentous result of the robbery was overcome. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  2. " You are at liberty to go carefully through its contents and discover for yourself any promissory note which I hold from Lady Bartholomew. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  3. By his simply ignoring the matter, failing to appear in court or to be represented by a lawyer when the matter was called, he allowed the Bar L- M to be sold to pay the promissory note of twenty- five thousand given by Arthur to your father. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  4. " He borrowed money from this man, and on the man's body were found particulars of the very Promissory Note which Lexman signed. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  5. Let the queen show that she did not give the cardinal a rendezvous in the park of Versailles; let her further show that she did not sign the promissory note, and the letters to his eminence, and then I shall be exposed to the charge of being a deceiver and a traitor. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  6. A woman is paid in promissory notes, which are dishonoured when they fall due. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  7. During the scarcity, a wealthy citizen, one Spurius Maelius, anxious to give his fellow- citizens a genuine meal, purchased corn at his own expense, and sold it for a mere song- taking the produce, perhaps, in promissory notes- to his poorer countrymen. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  8. You too, of course; you back your promissory note. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  9. These, explained Hunter, are promissory notes. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  10. Good Heavens, if Frau Meyer had told me the truth, what would happen when Madame Fontaine discovered that her promissory note was in the hands of a stranger- a man who would inexorably present it for payment on the day when it fell due? – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  11. The capital of the bank was proposed to be half a million, and the stock one hundred dollars a share, of which one dollar was to be paid in, and the remainder to be secured by promissory notes, payable on demand, if convenient. – Quodlibet by John P. Kennedy