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§ 42. Deeds to be acknowledged before recording

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 21 P.S. Deeds and Mortgages

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 21 P.S. Deeds and Mortgages (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Deeds and General Provisions
Execution, Probate and Acknowledgment
General Provisions
21 P.S. § 42
§ 42. Deeds to be acknowledged before recording
All bargains and sales, deeds and conveyances of lands, tenements and HEREDITAMENTS, in this province, may be recorded in the said office;1 but before the same shall be so recorded, the parties concerned shall procure the grantor or bargainer named in every such deed, or else two or more of the witnesses (who were present at the execution thereof), to come before one of the justices of the peace of the proper county or city where the lands lie, who is hereby empowered to take such acknowledgment of the grantor, if one, or of one of the grantors, if more.

Credits

1715, May 28, 1 Sm.L. 94, § 2.

Footnotes

The “office for recording of deeds” established by section 1 of the act (16 P.S. § 9701).
21 P.S. § 42, PA ST 21 P.S. § 42
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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