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counterletter

noun

Legal Definition of counterletter

  1. :  a secret agreement that expresses the true intent of the parties to a simulation; especially :  a writing embodying the agreement counterletter can have no effects against third persons in good faith — Louisiana Civil Code

Additional Notes on counterletter

An agreement stating that the conveyor of some land is still the owner, even though the other party has been given a bill of sale, is an example of a counterletter.


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