Section 11-42-127

Filing and recordation of copy of agreement and merger.

The mayor of the city or town to which another city or town is annexed under the provisions of this division shall, within 10 days from the day of the issuing of the joint proclamation of annexation and merger of the one city or town into the other city or town, file with the Secretary of State one of the triplicates of the agreement of annexation and merger, which must be kept on file in the office of the Secretary of State, and must also, within said time, file one of the triplicates of the agreement of annexation and merger in the office of the judge of probate of the county in which such city or town is situated, and the same must be recorded by the judge of probate in a record of deeds or mortgages kept in his office.

(Code 1907, §1140; Code 1923, §1835; Code 1940, T. 37, §202.)