What is SHORT ENTRY?

A custom of bankers of entering on the customer’s pass-book the amount of notes deposited for collection, in such a manner that the amount is not car- ried to the latter’s general balance until the notes are paid. See Giles v. Perkins, 9 East, 12; Blaine v. Bourne, 11 R. I. 121. 23 Am. Rep. 429.

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