The words “United States” include the several states and the territories of the United States.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 26, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 32, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 32, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 309, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 43-3-8.)