Validity of acts of officers de facto.
All judgments given and all acts done by any person, by
authority or color of any office, or the deputation thereof, under
the restored government of Virginia or of this state, before his
removal therefrom, shall be valid, though it afterwards may have
been or may be decided or adjudged that he was not lawfully elected
or appointed, or was disqualified to hold the office, or that the
same had been forfeited or vacated.