Webster 1913 Edition
A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
Call them generally, man by man, according to the
Bills of exchange can not pay our debts abroad, till
scripsof paper can be made current coin.
A preliminary certificate of a subscription to the capital of a bank, railroad, or other company, or for a share of other joint property, or a loan, stating the amount of the subscription and the date of the payment of the installments;
as, insuranceWhen all the installments are paid, the scrip is exchanged for a bond share certificate.
Paper fractional currency.
Webster 1828 Edition
A small bag; a wallet; a satchel. David put five smooth stones in a scrip. 1Sam. 17. Matt. 10.
A small writing, certificate or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
Bills of exchange cannot pay our debts abroad, till scrips of paper can be made current coin.
A certificate of stock subscribed to a bank or other company, or of a share of other joint property, is called in America a scrip.