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BON FR Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old French law. A royal order or check on the treasury, invented by Francis I. Bon pour mille livrcs, good for a thousand livres. Step. Lect. 387. In modern law. The name of a clause (bon pour — , good for so much) added to a cedule or promise, where it is not in the handwriting of the signer, containing the amount of the sum which he obliges himself to pay. Poth. Obi. part 4, ch. 1, art 2,


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