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I am downloading the form you can submit to the recorder's office to get this information. Many counties assign instrument numbers (the bar code you are referencing), which is how they keep track of their records. When they scan the bar code, it pulls up all documents relating to that property. The older deeds will have the number, book and page number. One moment please.
http://www.lavote.net/RECORDER/PDFS/REAL_ESTATE.pdf - where it states "Book & Page/Document number" you can put the barcode number. Alternatively, you can call the tax assessor, give them the property address, and they will have the instrument number, book and page numbers.
Thank you very much! This is very helpful and answered my question. Thank you for the link to the document.
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