CAMBIUM - Black's Law Dictionary

What is CAMBIUM? Definition of CAMBIUM in Black's Law Dictionary – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

In the civil law. Change or exchange. A term applied indifferently to the exchange of land, money, or debts. Du Cange.

Cambium reale or manuals was the term generally  used to denote  the technical common law exchange of lands; cambium locale, mercantile, or trajectitium, was used to designate the modern mercantile contract of exchange, whereby a man agrees, in consideration of a sum of money paid him in one place, to pay a like sum in another place. Poth. de Change, n. 12; Stony, Bills, § 2, et seq.

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