Nebraska Revised Statute 76-212

Chapter 76 Section 212

76-212.

Private seals; use abolished.

The use of private seals upon all deeds, mortgages, leases, bonds, and other instruments and contracts in writing, is abolished, and the addition of a private seal to any such instrument or contract in writing shall not affect its equity or legality in any respect.

Source

  • R.S.1866, c. 49, § 1, p. 376;
  • R.S.1913, § 6251;
  • C.S.1922, § 5650;
  • C.S.1929, § 76-256;
  • R.S.1943, § 76-212.

Annotations

  • Since abolishment of private seals, all contracts are simple contracts. Montgomery v. Dresher, 90 Neb. 632, 134 N.W. 251 (1912).

  • Private seals do not affect the equity or legality of written instruments or contracts in this state. Fitzgerald v. Union Stock Yds. Co., 89 Neb. 393, 131 N.W. 612 (1911).

  • Abolishment of seals abolished their incidents, i.e., conclusive presumption of consideration. Luce v. Foster, 42 Neb. 818, 60 N.W. 1027 (1894); Richardson v. Woodruff, 20 Neb. 132, 29 N.W. 308 (1886).