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?
The counterfoil of a tradesman's paying-in book showed £100 with which he was not credited in the books of the bank.
Checkley took the book from his master with a trembling hand, and read feebly the writing of the counterfoil, March 4th, 1883.
Very well, then, how do you account for the fact that this nought was added to the nine in the counterfoil on or after Tuesday?
In the face of this, Falder, do you still deny that you altered both cheque and counterfoil?
Mr. Weatherley remained for a moment in the chair where she had left him, gazing idly at the counterfoil of the cheque.