Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5225 Page: 2 of 3
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Honorable A. J. Luckett, page 2
"The specific Question that I vould appre-
ciate your answering i as follovews
"Would an acknowledgment to a deed of con-
veyance concerning real estate taken under the
foregoing be a legally sufficient acknowledgment
in the State of Texas?
"1 have not been able to find satisfactory
Texas authority on the above question and vould
appreciate your giving me an opinion.
Section 1 of Article 6602, Vernon's Annotated Civil
Statutes vass amended by House Bill No, 4, Acts of the 48th
Legislature, Regular Session, 190.
House Bill No. 4, supra, provides:
"Section 1. Article 6602, Title 115s, Chapter
2 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925,
is hqreby amended so as to hereafter read as fol-
"'The acknowledgment or proof of an instru-
ment of writing for record may be made within this
"1, A clerk of the district court.
"*2. A Judge or clerk of the county court,
"1 , A notary publio,.
"eWithout the State, but within the United
States or their territories before:
"*1. A clerk of some court of record having
"2. A commissioner of deeds duly appointed
under the laws of the State.
"'5. A notary public.
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