§51-4-9. Indexes of books; penalty.
The clerk of every court shall have an index to each book he
is required to keep, making convenient reference to every order,
record, or entry therein. Every execution and every judgment or
decree for money shall be indexed as well in the name of every
person against whom, as in the name of every person in whose favor,
the same is. A clerk failing to perform any duty required of him
by this section shall forfeit not less than twenty nor more than
one hundred dollars.