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§47‑77.  Before notaries and clerks in other states.

All deeds and conveyances madefor lands in this State which have, previous to February 15, 1883, been provedbefore a notary public or clerk of a court of record, or before a court ofrecord, not including mayor's court, of any other state, where such proof hasbeen duly certified by such notary or clerk under his official seal, or theseal of the court, or in accordance with the act of Congress regulating thecertifying of records of the courts of one state to another state, or under theseal of such courts, and such deed or conveyance, with the certificate, hasbeen registered in the office of register of deeds in the book of recordsthereof for the county in which such lands were situate at the time of suchregistration, are declared to be validly registered, and the proof andregistration is adjudged valid. All deeds and conveyances so proved, certifiedand registered, or certified copies of the same, may be used as evidence oftitle for the lands on the trial of any suit in any courts where title to thelands come into controversy. (1883, c. 129, ss. 1, 2;Code, ss. 1262, 1263; 1885, c. 11; Rev., ss. 1022, 1023; 1915, c. 213; C.S., s.3358.)