If the alteration is with the consent of the party claiming a discharge, or if it is afterwards ratified by him, there is no discharge.31 It follows that where there are several promisors or obligors, and some consent, those so consenting remain bound, but those who do not consent are discharged.32

5 S. E. 842; WOOD v. STEELE, 6 Wall. 80, 18 L. Ed. 725, Throckmorton Cas. Contracts, 407; Adams v. Frye, 3 Metc. (Mass.) 103: Eckhert v. Pickel, 59 Iowa, 545, 13 N. W. 708. Contra, Van Brunt v. Eoff, 35 Barb. (N. Y.) 501; Foote v. Hambrick, 70 Miss. 157, 11 South. 567, 35 Am. St Rep. 631; Wallace v. Tice, 32 Or. 283, 51 Pac. 733. Signing as attesting witness. Thornton v. Appleton, 29 Me. 298; Milberry v. Storer, 75 Me. 69, 46 Am. Rep. 361. See "Alteration of Instruments," Dec. Dig. (Key-No.) § 11; Cent. Dig. §§ 73-76.

29 Meyer v. Huneke, 55 N. Y. 412; Smith v. Mace, 44 N. H. 553; Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. v. Willyard, 46 Minn. 531, 49 N. W. 300, 24 Am. St. Rep. 250; Ballard v. Insurance Co., 81 Ind. 239; Walton Plow Co. v. Campbell, 35 Neb. 174, 52 N. W. 883, 16 L. R. A. 468; Hunt v. Gray, 35 N. J. Law, 227, 10 Am. Rep. 232; Vogle v. Ripper, 34 I11. 100, 85 Am. Dec. 298; Ma-guire v. Eichmeier, 109 lowa, 301, 80 N. W. 395. See "Alteration of Instruments;' Dec. Dig. (Key-No.) § 11; Cent. Dig. §§ 75-76.

so Sloman v. Cox, 1 Cromp., M. & R. 471; Hunt v. Gray, 35 N. J. Law, 227, 10 Am. Rep. 232; Matteson v. Ellsworth, 33 Wis. 488, 14 Am. Rep. 766; Sullivan v. Rudisill, 63 Iowa, 15S, 18 N. W. 856; Keene v. Weeks, 19 R. I. 309, 33 Atl. 446; Gorden v. Robertson, 48 Wis. 493, 4 N. W. 579; Savage v. Savage, 36 Or. 268, 59 Pac. 461. See "Alteration of Instruments" Dec. Dig. (Key-No.) § 11; Cent. Dig. §§ 73-76.

31 Stoddard v. Penniman. 113 Mass. 386; Commercial Bank v. Warren, 15 N. Y. 577; Booth v. Powers, 56 N. Y. 22; Stiles v. Probst, 69 I11. 382; Hanson v. Crawley, 41 Ga. 303; Derby v. Thrall, 44 Vt. 413, 8 Am. Rep. 389: McRaven v. Crisler, 53 Miss. 542; National State Bank v. Rising, 4 Hun (N. Y.) 793; Duker v. Franz, 7 Bush (Ky.) 273, 3 Am. Rep. 314; Speake v. United States, 9 Cranch, 28, 3 L. Ed. 645; Collins v. Collins, 51 Miss. 311, 24 Am. Rep. 632; Jackson v. Johnson, 67 Ga. 167; Canon v. Grigsby, 116 I11. 151, 5 N. E. 362, 56 Am. Rep. 769; Payne v. Long, 121 Ala. 385, 25 South. 780. An instrument is not avoided by inserting a provision for interest at the rate it was intended to bear, First Nat. Bank v. Carson, 60 Mich. 432, 27 N. W. 589; nor by filling blanks with names of parties, place of payment, or otherwise, as intended by the parties, Briscoe v. Reynolds, 51 Iowa, 673, 2 N. W. 529; Gillaspie v. Kelly, 41 Ind. 158, 13 Am. Rep. 318; Redlich v. Doll, 54 N. Y. 234, 13 Am. Rep. 573; Abbott v. Rose, 62 Me. 194, 16 Am. Rep. 427; Johnston Harvester Co. v. McLean, 57 Wis. 258, 15 N. W. 177, 46 Am. Rep. 39; Witte v. Williams, 8 S. C. 290, 28 Am. Rep. 294. See "Alteration of Instruments," Dec. Dig. (Key-No.) § 12; Cent. Dig. §§ 77-92.

32 Gardiner v. Harbeck, 21 I11. 129; Myers v. Nell, 84 Pa. 369; State v. Van Pelt, 1 Ind. 304; Warring v. Williams, 8 Pick. (Mass.) 322; Davis v. Bauer, 41 Ohio St, 257; Bell v. Mahin, (.9 Iowa, 408, 29 N. W. 331. See -Alteration of Instruments" Dec. Dig. (Key-No.) § 12; Cent. Dig. §§ 77