§36-1-3. Contracts for sale or lease of land; necessity of
No contract for the sale of land, or the lease thereof for
more than one year, shall be enforceable unless the contract or
some note or memorandum thereof be in writing and signed by the
party to be charged thereby, or by his agent. But the
consideration need not be set forth or expressed in the writing,
and it may be proved by other evidence.