Section 36-12-25

Proceedings for recovery of papers, property, etc., by successor to office generally - Examination of papers, property, etc., upon seizure and delivery thereof to complainant.

Upon books, papers or property being brought before such officer by virtue of such warrant, he shall inquire and examine whether the same appertained to the office vacated, in which case he shall cause such books, papers and property to be delivered to the plaintiff.

(Code 1852, §159; Code 1867, §198; Code 1876, §211; Code 1886, §306; Code 1896, §3138; Code 1907, §1554; Code 1923, §2688; Code 1940, T. 41, §137.)