25-1283. Land office receipts; effect as evidence.

The usual duplicate receipt of the receiver of any land office, or, if that be lost or destroyed, or beyond the reach of the party, the certificate of such receiver that the books of his office show the sale of a tract of land to a certain individual is proof of title equivalent to a patent against all but the holder of an actual patent.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 411, p. 462; R.S.1913, § 7976; C.S.1922, § 8917; C.S.1929, § 20-1283; R.S.1943, § 25-1283.