. The Massachusetts Act of 1819, ch. 166, Mass. Laws
, 1819, p. 263–264, was entitled “An Act regulating Damages on Inland Bills of Exchange.”
Its terms embraced “any Bill of Exchange drawn or endorsed within this Commonwealth”
and payable in another state, which had been “regularly protested.” For practice in
other states, see sources in note 8
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.