§57-1-6. Copies of certain deeds.
Copies of deeds, acknowledged or proved and certified
according to the act of the general assembly of Virginia, of the
thirteenth of December, seventeen hundred and ninety-two, and
placed upon record after the expiration of two years, the period
prescribed by the act of the twenty-fifth of December, seventeen
hundred and ninety-four, but before the passage of the act of the
seventh of February, eighteen hundred and fourteen, shall be
received in evidence, and have all the force and effect of copies
of deeds recorded within two years, the period prescribed as
That nothing in this section shall be
construed to affect the rights of creditors and subsequent
purchasers without notice.