146-44. Card index system for grants.

The Secretary of State shall install in his office a card index system for grants, and every warrant, plot, and survey that can be found shall be encased in separate envelopes. Each card and envelope shall show substantially the following:

____________________________ County ______________________________________ Acres

Name ________________________________________________________________________

Grant No.__________________________ Issued _____________________________________

Grant Book ________________________ Page _______________________________________

Entry No. __________________________ Entered ____________________________________

File No. ______________________________________________________________________

Location ______________________________________________________________________

Remarks ______________________________________________________________________

Such grant books as are old and falling to pieces shall be recopied, and whenever any part of the record of a grant is partly gone or destroyed the Secretary of State shall restore same, if he can do so with accuracy from the description in the plot and survey upon which the grant was issued and original record made. (1909, c. 505, ss. 1, 2, 3; C.S., s. 7584; G.S., s. 146-53; 1959, c. 683, s. 1.)