North Carolina General Statutes § 8-32 Certified copies of deeds and wills from other states

In cases where inhabitants of other states or territories, by will or deed, devise or convey property situated in this State, and the original will or deed cannot be obtained for registration in the county where the land lies, or where the property shall be in dispute, a copy of said will or deed (after the same has been proved and registered or deposited, agreeable to the laws of the state where the person died or made the same) being properly certified, either according to the act of Congress or by the proper officer of the said  state or territory, shall be read as evidence. (1802, c. 623, P.R.; R.C., c. 44, s. 9; Code, s. 1344; Rev., s. 1619; C.S., s. 1777.)

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