PUBLIC OFFICERS IN GENERAL
59-1001. Possession of books and papers. Every public officer is entitled to the possession of all books and papers pertaining to his office, or in the custody of a former incumbent by virtue of his office.
[(59-1001) R.S., sec. 440; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 333; C.S., sec. 471; I.C.A., sec. 57-1001.]