A slip of paper attached to a bill of Exchange , acceptance or notes, providing space for additional endorsement when the back of the bill is already filled with names. Français: Allonge Español: Allonge
Allonge (from French allonger, "to draw out"), a slip of paper affixed to a negotiable instrument, as a bill of exchange, for the purpose of receiving additional endorsements for which there may not be sufficient space on the bill itself. An endorsement written on the allonge is deemed to be written on the bill itself. An allonge is more usually met with in those countries where the Code Napoleon is in force, as the code requires every endorsement to express the consideration.