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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 56: Recorder's duties relating to indexes and records

Section 56. The recorder, under the direction of the court, shall make and keep indexes of all complaints and of all judgments of registration, and shall also index and classify all papers and instruments filed in his office relating to complaints and to registered titles. The recorder shall also, under the direction of the court, cause forms of indexes and registration and entry books to be prepared for the use of the assistant recorders. The court shall prepare and adopt convenient forms of certificates of title and shall also adopt general forms of memoranda to be used by the assistant recorders in registering the common forms of conveyance and other instruments to express briefly their effect.