The word “person” extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 26, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 32, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 32, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 309, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 43-3-6.)