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recorder

n. ~ 1. Equipment for capturing pictures, sound, or other phenomenon on some medium. - 2. A county or municipal official who is responsible for keeping public records, especially those filed for constructive notice.

Citations:
(AJS, Records §195) Recorders are ministerial officers on the faithful performance of whose duties the validity of transfer of land especially depends, and they, and the sureties on their official bonds, are generally held to strict accountability for their acts and omissions in the performance of their official duties.