||96 Sec. 5. The books of record shall be indexed in alphabetical order, and free to the examination of all persons, and upon the filing of any paper for record, the Recorder shall endorse upon the back thereof the time of receiving it. Approved March 2nd, 1850. AN ORDINANCE creating a Surveyor General's Office, &c. Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the General Assembly of the State of Deseret: That a Surveyor General for the State shall be elected by the General Assembly, whose term of office shall be two years, and until his successor is qualified. Sec. 2. The Surveyor General shall take an oath of office, and give bond and security to be approved by the Secretary of State, and filed in his office. Sec. 3. The Surveyor General shall keep his office at the seat of government, and keep a record of all surveys made by himself or reported to him by other surveyors, in a book suitable for the purpose. He shall also have a general superintendence and supervision of all surveys of land made within the State. Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the Surveyor General and all County Surveyors, to supervise all surveys made in their respective jurisdiction, that the same may be accurate, and no report shall be filed for record until the same shall be certified to by the Surveyor General, or County Surveyor, as being correct. Sec. 5. All surveys made in this State shall be made to correspond with the original survey of Great Salt Lake City, and in all new surveys certificates approved by authorized surveyors shall be considered title of possession to the holding of the same for the amount of land therein described. Approved March 2nd, 1850.