Citatio ad reassumendam causam

CITATIO AD REASSUMENDAM CAUSAM, civil law. The name of a citation, which issued when a party died pending a suit, against the heir of the defendant, or when the plaintiff died, for the heir of the plaintiff. Our bill of revivor is probably borrowed from this proceeding.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.