1. a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
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  • But if I would take a draft for 100 pounds, and sign an acquittance in full of all claims, I might have it, upon proving my identity. Erema
  • After a superb re-acquittance with Royce and Hadrian in the first several pages, “Avempartha” actually continues more as a series opener with a ton of build-up in the first half of the novel, while the second half is just superb non-stop action, especially when the two threads following Royce, Hadrian and Princess Arista respectively converge at the elven castle... Archive 2009-03-01
  • His rights cannot be established by possession from time immemorial, nor by innumerable and regular acquittances; he must produce the act of enfeoffment which is many centuries old, the lease which has never, perhaps, been written out, the primitive title already rare in 1720, [2229] and since stolen or burnt in the recent jacqueries: otherwise he is despoiled without indemnity. The French Revolution - Volume 1
  • Missing from the acquittances are the parishes on the west of the county in Wigmore, Huntington and Ewias Lacy hundreds, including Leominster.
  • “On my head and eyes be it!” quoth Judar and took the bread and money saying, “To morrow the Lord will dispel the trouble of my case and will provide me the means of acquittance.” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Queen, to obtain my acquittance and full discharge from even nominal custody. Lorna Doone
  • If expenses incurred exceeded the value of the travel advance, approval from the Group Head is required prior to submitting the acquittance to your Interface Administrator.
  • Upon partial payment, the creditor may insist on receiving a new bond for the remnant, or he may give an acquittance for the part paid.
  • Page 12 non-slaveholding white killed a negro, payment of the price of the bondman was his acquittance; in no case was imprisonment or the death penalty inflicted. The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become: A Critical and Practical Discussion
  • I did so, and Bailie Jarvie was looking anxiously around for another, the Scottish law requiring the subscription of two witnesses to validate either a bond or acquittance. Rob Roy
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