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Issue of patents
Public Lands (PBL) CHAPTER 46, ARTICLE 3
§ 36. Issue of patents. On the production to the commissioner of
general services by the purchaser, his representative or assignee of any
certificate heretofore issued by the state engineer and a receipt
showing payment to the state of the whole of the purchase-money, the
purchaser's bond on such sale shall be cancelled by the state department
having custody of such bond and such commissioner shall deliver letters
patent for the lands sold to the person entitled thereto. If such
certificate be lost or wrongfully withheld by any person from the owner
thereof, such commissioner may receive evidence of such loss or wrongful
detention, and issue a patent to the person who, on satisfactory proof,
appears to him to be entitled thereto.