§ 9-1-11. Survival of claims for damages in laying out of highways.
Claims for damages on account of the laying out of highways through lands of the claimants, and appeals from proceedings in laying out highways, shall survive the death of the claimant and appellant; and the executors, administrators, heirs, and devisees of the claimant or appellant may, jointly or severally, according to their interest, prosecute the claim or appeal in any stage of the proceedings. In case of an appeal by the executors, administrators, heirs, or devisees, the proceedings shall be taken in the manner prescribed in chapter 23 of title 33; but the appeal shall be claimed within eighty (80) days after the determination appealed from, and all other periods, except as to notice mentioned in that chapter, shall be increased by forty (40) days.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 232; G.L. 1909, ch. 283, § 12; G.L. 1923, ch. 333, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 512, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 9-1-11.)