§51-1-12. Duties of clerk.
It shall be the duty of the clerk of the supreme court of
appeals to attend in person, or by deputy, all the sessions of the
court, to obey its orders and directions in term time and in
vacation, to take care of and preserve in an office, kept for the
purpose, all records and papers of the court, and to perform such
other duties as may be prescribed by law or required of him by the