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§1‑49.  Seven years.

Within seven years an action –

(1)        Repealed by SessionLaws 1961, c. 115, s. 1.

(2)        By a creditor of adeceased person against his personal or real representative, within seven yearsnext after the qualification of the executor or administrator and his makingthe advertisement required by law for creditors of the deceased to presenttheir claims, where no personal service of such notice in writing is made uponthe creditor. A creditor thus barred of a recovery against the representativeof any principal debtor is also barred of a recovery against any surety to thedebt. (C.C.P., s. 32; Code, s. 153; Rev., s. 392; C.S., s.438; 1961, c. 115, s. 1.)