While in the House, he was something of a birth-certificate “truther.”
Now the first requisite here for marriage is the birth-certificate.
Admiral Ronarc'h is a Breton; his guttural, sonorous name is almost a birth-certificate.
The young arrival a few days later was described on his birth-certificate as "John Washington."
But the father had equally little right to the name of Balzac at all, for his birth-certificate has been recently discovered.
Does a birth-certificate, a marriage-contract or an inventory of wealth represent a person?
Every water-marked sheet of paper carries in itself its birth-certificate; but the difficulty is to decipher it.