The County Recorder is the custodian of over 200 different types of historical legal documents pertaining to real estate and personal property. These records begin with Land Patents signed by the President to the first settlers in Wright County as early as 1855. The office of the County Recorder is responsible for the evaluation, recording and archival preservation of these records to protect the rights and interests of individuals and lending institutions. The Recorder is also the Registrar of Titles and issues Certificates of Titles for registered property. The Recorder's office processes and preserves all documents in compliance with statutory laws and provides information and documents to the public relative to all records.