The chirography of a person; the cast or form of writing peculiar toa person, including the size, shape, and style of letters, tricks of penmanship, andwhatever gives individuality to his writing, distinguishing it from that of other persons.In re Hyland's Will (Surr. Ct.) 27 N. Y. Supp. 903.Anything written by hand ; an instrument written by the hand of a person, or a specimen of his writing.Handwriting, considered under the law of evidence, includes not only the ordinarywriting of one able to write, but also writing done In a disguised hand, or in cipher, anda mark made by one able or unable to write. 9 Amer. & Eng. Enc. Law, 204. See Com.v. Webster, 5 Cush. (Mass.) 301, 52 Am. Dec. 711.
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