... to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond : the difference being chiefly this : that the bond is the creation of a fresh debt or obligation de novo, the recognizance is an acknowledgment of a former debt...
Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Sida 29
redigerad av - 1796
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