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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 5: Actions for triple damages

Section 5. Such damages may be recovered in tort by one or more of the other co-tenants, without naming any one except the plaintiff, one half to the use of the co-tenants who associate themselves with the plaintiff in bringing the action, and the other half to their use and that of all the other co-tenants except the defendant, to be divided among them in each class in proportion to the value of their respective interests in the land.