ancient documents

An ancient document, within the rule which excepts ancient documents from the requirement of authentication by the testimony of subscribing witnesses or otherwise, applies to documents purporting to be 30 years or more old, which are produced from proper custody and are, on their face, free from suspicion. 20 Am J2d Evi § 932.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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