Nebraska Revised Statute 25-1278

Chapter 25 Section 1278

25-1278.

Field notes or plat of county surveyor; when admissible.

A copy of the field notes of any county surveyor, or a plat made by him and certified under oath as correct, may be received as evidence to show the shape or dimensions of a tract of land, or any other fact whose ascertainment requires only the exercise of scientific skill or calculation.

Source

  • R.S.1867, Code § 407, p. 461;
  • R.S.1913, § 7971;
  • C.S.1922, § 8912;
  • C.S.1929, § 20-1278;
  • R.S.1943, § 25-1278.

Cross References

  • For other provisions for county surveyor's certificate, see section 23-1904.

Annotations

  • Field notes of county surveyor are admissible. Worm v. Crowell, 165 Neb. 713, 87 N.W.2d 384 (1958).

  • Field notes and plats of original surveys are presumptively correct and government field notes are admissible. Peterson v. Skjelver, 43 Neb. 663, 62 N.W. 43 (1895); Woods v. West, 40 Neb. 307, 58 N.W. 938 (1894).