386.23 Pre-1862 sheriff's certificates, transcribing.
Subdivision 1. Must be transcribed. The county recorder in any county is hereby authorized and directed to transcribe, in appropriate records or electronic media to be provided for such purpose, all certificates now on file in the recorder's office, which were filed prior to May 10, 1862, made by sheriffs upon sales of real estate on mortgage foreclosures, judgments, and executions.
Subd. 2. Compensation. The county recorder shall receive compensation for transcribing each of such certificates, and for comparing and certifying all such certificates, filed prior to May 10, 1862, and not heretofore compared and certified, to be paid out of the county funds, and shall be allowed by the board of county commissioners of such county upon the completion of the work.
Subd. 3. Prima facie; as of time filed. The recording of such certificates shall have the effect of a record of the same from time to time when they were filed in such county recorder office and shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein set forth.
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