9-309. Recitals in statutes — Conclusiveness. The recitals in a public statute are conclusive evidence of the facts recited for the purpose of carrying it into effect, but no further. The recitals in a private statute are conclusive evidence between parties who claim under its provisions, but no further.
[(9-309) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 909; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 5972; C.S., sec. 7947; I.C.A., sec. 16-307.]