Section 11-2-29

Requirement of additional bonds for county officers whose terms extended — Rights and remedies of sureties on bonds among themselves.

In any case when an additional bond has been required, the sureties in either bond, who may have been compelled to make any payment thereon for the principal obligor, have the same remedies against the sureties in the remaining bonds as cosureties have against each other and may recover against such sureties such an amount as shall be in the same proportion to the sum paid by the plaintiff as the aggregate penalty of the two bonds bears to the penalty of the bond of the defendant, apportioning the same among the solvent sureties.

(Code 1852, §143; Code 1867, §182; Code 1876, §191; Code 1886, §286; Code 1896, §3118; Code 1907, §1534; Code 1923, §2668; Code 1940, T. 41, §67.)