487. Liability of representative as assignee.

A deceased tenant's personal representative1 takes the leasehold property as assignee2; but he does not become personally liable for rent or on the covenants in the lease unless he has entered3. Further, even though he has entered and has thus made himself prima facie liable as assignee both for rent and on the covenants, he is entitled to limit his liability for rent to the yearly value of the premises4; but he cannot limit his liability in respect of any other covenant