When a cause of action arises from a promissory note, bill of exchange, or an acknowledgment under the hand of the party of a subsisting demand, the action may be commenced at any time within 6 years from the accruing of such cause of action.

Code 1852, § 2744; Code 1915, § 4673; Code 1935, § 5131; 10 Del. C. 1953, § 8108.;