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

    Debt and contract have no special locality.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Debt and contract are of [belong to] no place; have no particular locality. The obligation in these cases is purely personui, and actions to enforce it may be brought anywhere. 2 Inst. 231; Story, Confl. Laws, ยง 362; 1 Smith, Lead. Cas. 340, 363.