Section 6-6-44

Oath of plaintiff.

The officer, before issuing the attachment in the first two cases mentioned in Section 6-6-41, must require the plaintiff, his agent or attorney to make oath of the amount of the debt or demand and that it is justly due, or to become due, that one of the causes enumerated in Section 6-6-42 exists and that the attachment is not sued out for the purpose of vexing or harassing the defendant; and such oath must be reduced to writing and subscribed by the party making it.

(Code 1852, §2506; Code 1867, §2930; Code 1876, §3255; Code 1886, §2932; Code 1896, §527; Code 1907, §2927; Code 1923, §6175; Code 1940, T. 7, §848.)