2 U.S. 396 (____)

2 Dall. 396

WILKINSON et al. versus NICKLIN et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ingersoll and Lewis, for the plaintiffs. E. Tilghman and Dallas, for the defendants.

CHASE, Justice.

The defence cannot be admitted. There is no rule more perfectly established, there is none which ought to be held more sacred in commercial transactions, than that the blank indorsement of a bill of exchange passes all the interest in the bill, to every indorsee, in succession, discharged from any obligation, which might subsist between the original parties, but which does not appear upon the face of the instrument itself.

PETERS, Justice....

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