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


  • Bon
    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Fr. In old French law. A royal order or check on the treasury, invented by Francis I. Bon pour mille livres, good for a thousand livres. Step. Lect. 387. In modern law. The name of a clause (bon pour -----, good for so much) added to a cedule or promise, where it is not in the handwriting of the signer, containing the amount of the sum which he obliges himself to pay. Poth. Obi. part 4, ch. 1, art. 2, § 1.