Practice. The return which the sheriff, or other proper officer, makes to certain writs, signifying, "I have caused to be made."
When the officer has made this return, a rule may be obtained upon him, after the return day, to pay the money into court, and if he withholds payment, an action of debt may be had on the return, or assumpsit for money had and received may be sustained against him. 3 Johns. R. 183.