9-409. Acknowledgment of private writings. Every private writing, except last wills and testaments, may be acknowledged or proved and certified in the manner provided for the acknowledgment or proof of conveyances of real property, and the certificate of such acknowledgment or proof is prima facie evidence of the execution of the writing, in the same manner as if it were a conveyance of real property.
[(9-409) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 930; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 5997; C.S., sec. 7968; I.C.A., sec. 16-409.]