North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 98. Burnt and Lost Records § 98-1. Copy of destroyed record as evidence;  may be recorded

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When the office of any registry is destroyed by fire or other accident, and the records and other papers thereof are burnt or destroyed, the copies of all such proceedings, instruments and papers as are of record or registry, certified by the proper officer, though without the seal of office, shall be received in evidence whenever the original or duly certified exemplifications would be.  Such copies, when the court is satisfied of their genuineness, may be ordered to be recorded or registered.

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