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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.

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(143) Plaintiff-lenders fulfilled the requirements to succeed on their summary judgment motion: they had possession of the mortgage, "the note that, by allonge, contained an indorsement specifically payable to it," and an affidavit that was sufficient to show plaintiff-lender had "physical possession as holder of the note" at the time the action was commenced.
Correct copies of the note (and, if applicable, all endorsements, transfers, allonges, or assignments of the note) are attached to this certification.
If there is insufficient space on the note, it will be necessary to attach an allonge to the note and write the endorsement on it.
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