Whenever a new sheriff shall be elected and shall have been qualified as required
by law, the former sheriff shall, upon demand, deliver to him the jail and other property
of the county, and all prisoners in such jail, and all writs, process, orders and
other papers belonging to such office and in his possession, or that of his undersheriff
or deputies, except as provided in the next succeeding section; and upon delivery
thereof, such new sheriff shall execute to the former sheriff his receipt therefor.
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