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§47‑98.  Registration on defective probates beyond State.

In every case where it shallappear from the records in the office of the register of deeds of any county inthis State that any instrument required or allowed by law to be registered,bearing date prior to the year 1835, executed by any person or persons residingin any of the United States, other than this State, or in any of theterritories of the United States, or in the District of Columbia, has  beenproven or acknowledged, or the privy examination of any feme covert takenthereto, before any officer or person authorized by any of the laws of thisState in force prior to the said year 1835 to take such proofs, privyexaminations and acknowledgments, and the said instrument has been registered inthe proper county without the certificate of the Governor of the state orterritory in which such proofs, acknowledgments or privy examinations weretaken, or of the Secretary of State of the United States, when such certificateor certificates were required, as to the official character of the persontaking such acknowledgment, proof or privy examination, as aforesaid, andwithout an order of registration made by a court or judge in this State havingjurisdiction to make such order, then and in all such cases such proofs, privyexaminations, acknowledgments and registrations are hereby in all respectsfully validated and confirmed and declared to be sufficient in law, and suchinstruments so registered may be read in evidence in any of the courts of this State.(1923, c. 215, ss. 2, 3; C.S., s. 3366(j).)