allonge

Definition

A paper attached to a negotiable instrument to enable writing endorsements when the back of the bill is full. An allonge is rare because bills of exchange are no longer very common.

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You may want to always include an allonge so that there is plenty of space for people to sign their name on.

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The allonge had been including in the documents presented as evidence of the financial transactions that had taken place recently.

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Allonges are no longer prevalent because not only are most transfers of funds transacted electronically, those paper instruments requiring signatures would only require a few, eliminating the need for a "signature appendix."

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