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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 38: Tender; refusal to release land; remedies

Section 38. If the debtor tenders the amount justly due for redemption, and the creditor or, in case of a sale, the purchaser does not within seven days after the tender release the land as before provided, the debtor may recover it, with costs, in an action to recover a freehold estate against the creditor or purchaser as a disseisor; but before judgment therein is entered for him, he shall bring into court for the use of the creditor or purchaser the amount so tendered.