What is Allotment Note?

Legal Definition
In English law. A writing by a seaman, whereby he makes an assignment of part of his wages in favor of his wife, father or mother, grandfather or grandmother, brother or sister. Every allotment note must be in a form sanctioned by the board of trade. The allottee, that is, the person in whose favor it is made, may recover the amount in the county court. Mozley & Whitley.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A seaman assignment of future wages.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary