If a thing deposited is owned jointly or in common by persons who cannot agree upon the manner of its delivery, the depository may deliver to each his proper share thereof, if it can be done without injury to the thing.

Source: CivC 1877, § 1044; CL 1887, § 3668; RCivC 1903, § 1363; RC 1919, § 980; SDC 1939, § 60.0102 (6).