Section 12-21-36

Certified copies of surveyor general's books, etc.

The books, maps and field notes of the surveyor general of the United States for the State of Alabama deposited in the office of the Secretary of State are public archives of the state; and the Secretary of State must, upon the application of any person, furnish certified copies, which must be received in evidence in any court.

(Code 1867, §2696; Code 1876, §3048; Code 1886, §2784; Code 1896, §1815; Code 1907, §3982; Code 1923, §7680; Code 1940, T. 7, §392.)