The counterfoil altered too—very deliberate piece of swindling.
The cashier was confident that his initials in blue pencil on the counterfoil were genuine.
And therefore identical with the foil of tinfoil, counterfoil, etc.
He wrote rapidly, and finally tore the draft from its counterfoil and blotted it.
If the man had got the cheque, why did he fill up the counterfoil?