§39-3-9. Taking testimony as to lost records -- Action by county
Whenever the book or books in which are required to be
recorded deeds, wills or other papers relating to the title or
boundaries of lands, have been, or may hereafter be, burned, lost
or destroyed, it shall be lawful for the clerk of the county
court of the county in which such burning, loss or other
destruction took place to take such testimony in relation to such
title papers as is hereinafter provided.