The same proceedings may be taken on judgments rendered in such separate suits, to subject the defendants for waste of assets or to subject real estate descended to heirs, as when all the executors or administrators are sued.

[Code 1858, § 2794 (deriv. Acts 1826, ch. 38, § 2); Shan., § 4491; Code 1932, § 8618; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-114.]