SEC. 7-3-7. Seal.
The secretary of state shall have a seal which shall be in the form of a circle, with the image of an eagle in the center and around the margin the words "Secretary of State-State of Mississippi" and under the image of the eagle the word: "Official."
The secretary of state shall affix the seal prescribed to every document where the same is required by law, and to every certificate and other official paper executed by him where necessary or proper. All documents authenticated with said seal and signed by said secretary of state shall be received as evidence in all courts, investigations, and proceedings authorized by law, and may be recorded in the same manner and with like effect as a deed. All copies of papers in the office of said secretary of state, certified by him and authenticated by said seal, shall be accepted in all matters equally in like manner as the original.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 6935; 1942, Sec. 4195; Laws, 1928, ch. 332.