Prout patet per recordum

PROUT PATET PER RECORDUM. As appears by the record. This phrase is frequently used in pleading; as, for example, in debt on a judgment or other matter of record, unless when it is stated is an inducement, it is requisite after slowing the matter of record, to refer to it by the prout patet per recordum. 1 Chit. Pl. *356.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.