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COPY Definition & Legal Meaning

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The transcript or double of an original writing; as the copy of a patent, charter, deed, etc. Exemplifications are copies verified by the great seal or by the seal of a court. West Jersey Traction Co. v. Board of Public Works, 57 N. J. Law, 313, 30 Atl. 581. Examined copies are those which have been compared with the original or with an official record thereof. Office copies are those made by officers Intrusted with the originals and authorized for that purpose. Id., Stamper v. Gay, 3 Wyo. 322, 23 Pac. 69.


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