WVC 39 - 3 - 6
§39-3-6. When books or papers deemed lost.
Where any book or paper is obliterated, defaced or injured
so as to be in whole or in part illegible, or is destroyed, or
carried away and concealed, or is in the possession or control of
armed rebels or a public enemy, it shall be deemed lost for the
purposes of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session