Origin of the Negotiable Promissory Note

@article{Rabinowitz1956OriginOT,
  title={Origin of the Negotiable Promissory Note},
  author={Jacob J. Rabinowitz},
  journal={University of Pennsylvania Law Review},
  year={1956},
  volume={104},
  pages={927}
}
  • J. Rabinowitz
  • Published 1 May 1956
  • Law
  • University of Pennsylvania Law Review
The origin of the negotiable promissory note has been widely discussed by legal historians. Brunner, who has devoted a number of articles to the subject,1 maintains that the principles underlying the negotiable promissory note are traceable to Germanic law and that the main elements of the negotiability clause are discernible in Lombard documents of the eighth, ninth and tenth centuries.' Under the Germanic law of procedure, Brunner asserts, the emphasis was upon the validity or invalidity of… 

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