A surety could be sued in assumpsit, although he had ceased to be liable in debt.
In this, as in the earlier case, the issue was taken on the assumpsit.
If you choose to make an assumpsit, I'm sure I shall not object to the security.
Assumpsit covered the whole province of debt, and much more.
It has been shown above that if a man was a common farrier he could be charged ...