Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An action based upon a book account.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A form of action for the recovery of claims, such as are usually evidenced by a book-account; this action is principally used in Vermont and Connecticut. Terrill v. Beecher, 9 Conn. 344; Stoking v. Sage, 1 Conn. 75; Green v. Pratt, 11 Conn. 205; May v. Brownell, 3 Vt 463; Easly v. Eakln, Cooke (Term.) 388.