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Every recorder of deeds or the deputy of any such officer, who shall engage in the business of making abstracts of instruments of record in his office affecting the title to lands, for profit or hire, or who shall furnish to any person or persons any written extract, excerpt, memoranda or copy of any such instrument of record, for profit or hire, otherwise than under and in pursuance of the statutes defining his duties as such officer and in his official capacity, duly authenticating each extract, excerpt, memoranda or copy of every such instrument so furnished under the seal of his office, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title VI. County, Township and Political Subdivision Government § 59.200. Recorder or deputy prohibited from making abstracts of title--penalty - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-vi-county-township-and-political-subdivision-government/mo-rev-st-59-200/
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