Section 12-21-66

Proof of land office deeds or written instruments for conveyance or sale of land.

Any deed or written instrument for the conveyance or sale of land purchased or entered at any land office of the United States in this state made or signed in or upon any book or record of such office may be proved by a copy thereof, certified by the register of such land office under his hand to be a correct copy, and such copy shall be received in all courts and proceedings under the laws of this state and may be recorded in the office of the probate judge of the county in which the land may be. A transcript of such record in the office of the probate judge may be certified and used in the same manner and in the same cases as transcripts of such records of original deeds may be.

(Code 1867, §2692; Code 1876, §3044; Code 1886, §2783; Code 1896, §1814; Code 1907, §3981; Code 1923, §7679; Code 1940, T. 7, §391.)