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Recitals as to heirships in conveyances
Real Property Actions & Proceedings (RPA) CHAPTER 81, ARTICLE 3
§ 341. Recitals as to heirships in conveyances. Hereafter, in any
special proceeding or action in any of the courts of this state, any
deed, mortgage, lease, release, power of attorney or other instrument
more than ten years old, executed for the purpose of transferring the
title to or interest in lands, tenements or hereditaments situated
within this state, which contains recitals that the grantors, grantees,
or either, or both, are the heirs at law of a prior owner of the title
or interest described in said instrument, or a survivor of a tenancy by
the entirety or joint tenancy, shall be presumptive evidence of said
heirship, or of such survivorship, as therein recited, if such
instrument be duly acknowledged or witnessed and proved in any manner
required or permitted at the date of the execution thereof, and be duly
recorded in any county where any part of the lands described therein
shall be located, or duly recorded in the office of the secretary of
state of the state of New York.