§37-9-4. Apportionment on purchase of rent or part of land.
Where the holder of a rent shall purchase part of the land
out of which the same issues, the rent shall be apportioned in
like manner as if the land had come to him by descent; and where
the holder of land, being part of land out of which rent shall be
issuing, shall purchase such rent, or part thereof, the rent so
purchased shall be apportioned as aforesaid.