n. An abstract, a memorandum; an informal statement in writing. Also a negotiable promissory note. See BOUGHT NOTE; NOTES; JUDGMENT NOTE; PROMISSORY NOTE; SOLD NOTE. Note of a fine. In old conveyancing. One of the parts of a fine of lands, being an abstract of the writ of covenant, and the concord; naming the parties, the parcels of land, and the agreement. 2 Bl. Comm. 351. Note of allowance. In English practice. This was a note delivered by a master to a party to a cause, who alleged that there was error in law in the record and proceedings, allowing him to bring error. Note of band. A popular name for a promissory note. Perry v. Maxwell, 17 N. C. 496; Hopkins v. Holt, 9 Wis. 230. Note of protest. A memorandum of the fact of protest, indorsed by the notary upon the bill, at the time, to be afterwards written out at length. Note or memorandum. The statute of frauds requires a “note or memorandum” of the particular transaction to be made in writing and signed, etc By this is generally understood an informal minute or memorandum made on the spot. See Clason v. Bailey, 14 Johns. (N. Y.) 492.