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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Suits on bonds of sheriffs

Section 8. The holder of a judgment against a sheriff or his estate, for a cause which constitutes a breach of the condition of his official bond, or a person who has obtained an allowance of such claim against his estate, if settled as insolvent, may, at his own expense, prosecute a suit on such bond in the name of the state treasurer, and the proceedings shall be the same as in a suit by a creditor on an administration bond.