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"The Negotiable Instruments Law was enacted by the Legislature of Michigan at its 1905 session and on this 16th day of September, 1905, becomes a law of the State.

Soon after the approval of the Act -- June 16, 1905, -- I undertook the work of annotating the statute and of explaining its origin, scope and purpose in such particulars as seemed to invite explanation....

I submit the result of my work -- undertaken in the hope that it might help the profession and the bankers and the business men in dealing with this statute -- to all who may find occasion to make use of it ..."

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The Negotiable Instruments Law With Annotations