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Allonge

Additional paper firmly attached to Commercial Paper, such as a promissory note, to provide room to write endorsements.

An allonge is necessary when there is insufficient space on the document itself for the endorsements. It is considered part of the commercial paper as long as the allonge remains affixed thereto.

allonge

noun addendum, additament, addition, affix, appendage, appendix, attachment, postscript, rider, supplement

allonge

an extra piece of paper added to a bill of exchange to allow indorsements to be made.

ALLONGE, French law. When a bill of exchange, or other paper, is too small to receive the endorsements which are to be made on it, another piece of paper is added to it, and bears the name of allonge. Pard. n. 343; Story on P. N. Sec. 121, 151; Story on Bills, 204. See Rider.

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