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PRINTED BY BLACKWELL & BERRY-PRINTERS TO THE STATE.

1819.

L A WS

OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS.

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AN ACT declaring what Laws are in force in this state.

APPROVED, February 4, 1819.
[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois
represented in the general assembly, and it is hereby enacted by
the authority of the same, That the common law of England,
all statutes or acts of the British Parliament made in aid of
the common law prior to the fourth year of the reign of King
James the I. excepting the second section of the sixth chap-
ter of XLIII. Elizabeth; the eighth chapter XINI. Elizabeth,
and ninth chapter XXXVII. Henry VIII. and which are of
a general nature and not local to that Kingdom, shall be the
rule of decision, and shall be considered as of full force, until
repealed by legislative authority,

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AN ACT making promissory notes, bonds, bills and foritings ob

ligatory, negotiable.

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APPROVED, February 6, 1819.
[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois;
represented in the general assembly, and it is hereby enacted by
tlie authority of the same, That all notes in writing, bonds, bills,
and writings obligatory, that shall hereafter be made and sign-
ed by any person or persons, body politic or corporate, where-
by such person or persons, body politic or corporate, promise
to pay any sum of money, or specific article of property, or
acknowledge any sum of money or specific article of proper-
ty to be due to any other person or persons, shall be taken to
be due and payable, and the sum of money or specific article
of property therein mentioned, shall, by virtue thereof, be due.
and payable to the person or persons to whoin the said notes

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