§55-8-6. Liability of personal representative of deceased joint
judgment debtor, obligor, promissor or partner.
The representative of one bound with another, either jointly
or as a partner, by judgment, bond, note or otherwise, for the
payment of a debt, or the performance or forbearance of an act, or
for any other thing, and dying in the lifetime of the latter, may
be charged in the same manner as such representative might have
been charged, if those bound jointly or as partners had been bound
severally as well as jointly, otherwise than as partners.