The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 5242. Damages assessed on breaches assigned
In actions on bond or for a penal sum for the nonperformance of covenants or agreements contained in a condition, indenture, deed, or writing, the plaintiff may assign as many breaches as he or she chooses. Damages shall be assessed for such breaches as he or she proves and judgment rendered for the whole penalty, and execution shall issue for so much only as is found in damages, with costs.