ACCEPTANCE OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE Act of May 10, 1881, P.L. 17, No. 20 Cl. 33 AN ACT Relating to the acceptance of bills of exchange and orders for the payment of money. Section 1. Acceptances to be in writing No person within this State shall be charged, as an acceptor on a bill of exchange, draft or order drawn for the payment of money, exceeding twenty dollars, unless his acceptance shall be in writing, signed by himself, or his lawful agent. 1881, May 10, P.L. 17, Sec. 1.