Definition of primary promise?
promise to pay another's debt that is not conditioned upon the
other person's failure to pay promise to pay another's debt that is
not conditioned upon the other person's failure to pay
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Is an original political cartoon printed in the newspaper a primary source or a secondary source?
By definition of a historical primary source (by someone with direct knowledge from the time), a original political cartoon is a primary source. By definition of an English primary source (it is printed), it is a primary source. By definition of the final form of primary sources (see definition of primary source on www.answer.com), it is based on someone's interpretation of the time and is thus a secondary source.
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What is the definition of consideration in contract law?
A widely used definition was provided in Dunlop v. Selfridge  AC 847, when Lord Dunedin approved Pollock's 1876 Principles of Contract definition of consideration as follows: "An act of forbearance or the promise thereof is the price for which the promise of the other is bought, and the promise thus given for value is enforceable."