Schneider v Norris: 1814

The name of a seller was printed on a bill of parcels but he in turn wrote on the contract the name of the purchaser.
Held: The seller had adopted the writing of his own name and a signature within the Statute of Frauds. The essential attributes of a signature are recognition and approval of the contents of the document; it does not necessarily need to be in manuscript form provided that the party adopts the printed name as his own.
Lord Ellenborough CJ
(1814) 2 MandS 286
Statute of Frauds 1677 4
England and Wales
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Updated: 21 May 2021; Ref: scu.188226