for value received

for value received

prep. a phrase used in a promissory note, a bill of exchange or a deed to show that some consideration (value) has been given without stating what that payment was.

References in classic literature ?
Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in-law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received. And to avoid being imprisoned for the remainder, as the creditors threatened, he re-entered the government service.
Do you think you bring your paltry money here as a favour or a gift; or as a matter of business, and in return for value received? D--n you, sir, because you can't appreciate the time and taste which are bestowed upon the goods you deal in, do you think you give your money away?
Thus the distribution with which we are concerned is that which is made for value received.
1) There must be an exchange, i.e., the rendering of a service by one person to another for value received. There is no market when a person serves himself.
But thus far we have discussed only one phase of the public business--namely, the distribution of public benefits by landowners to their tenants or customers for value received. It is at this point that the analogy between private enterprise and public enterprise breaks down.
Likewise, to keep their jobs and earn higher wages over time, employees must provide their employers with value for value received. Thus, voluntarily agreed upon wages create a win-win, virtuous cycle in which both employer and employee can profit more and more over time.
In recent decades, brand equity (the value in a brand, that translates into customer emotional attachment) has become as much a matter of value perceived as it once stood for value received. Green Mountain Coffee connects its products to New England Villages, nestled among protective verdant mountains.
Profit zones result from two strategies: continuous ongoing improvement of key workflows (usually through automation), and providing high-value service to clients willing to pay for value received.
The judge concluded that the note itself recited that it was given "for value received," and further, Shpak alleged that Nieginski orally agreed to pay the $115,000 as partial consideration for the assignment of the right of first refusal, and that the oral agreement was reduced to the written note for $107,000.
It is a regular piece of paper that reads: "The United States of America For Value Received and Promised to Pay to The Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Fund $23,218,801,000." The interest rate is 6.25 percent.
Respondents were asked to evaluate, on a scale of 1 to 5, whether TEI's membership dues are a bargain or expensive for value received. Of those responding, 64 percent said the Institute's dues are a bargain or somewhat a bargain for value received; another 30 percent were neutral (choosing answer 3); and 5 percent responded that dues were somewhat expensive for value received.