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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 20: Actions upon bonds by creditors

Section 20. A bond given by an executor or administrator for the performance of his trust may be put in suit by a creditor of the deceased for his own benefit, when such creditor has recovered judgment for his debt against the executor or administrator and he has neglected upon demand to pay the same or show sufficient goods or estate of the deceased to be taken on execution for that purpose.