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Pg. 14 [stamped]                                                                    No. 37

State of Georgia

County of Fayette}   Personally Appeared before me this 30th day

of July 1867, Stephen Barkwell who states that he resides in the ........... Election Precinct of Ninth District: Fayette County, Georgia and who makes oath as follows:

"I, Stephen Barkwell, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God, that I am a citizen of the State of Georgia; that I have resided in said State for 12 months next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that am 21 years old; that I have not been disenfranchised for participation in any rebellion or civil war against the United States, nor for felony committed against the laws of any State or the United States; that I have never been a member of any State Legislature, nor held any executive or judicial office in any State, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I have never taken an oath as a member of Congress of the United States, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State Legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United Staes, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I will faithfully support the Constitution and obey the laws of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, encourage others so to do.  So help me, God."

The said Stephen Barkwell further swears that he has not been previously registered under the provisions of "An Act supplementary to 'an act to provide for  the more efficient government of the rebel States' -- passed March 2,1867 -- and to facilitate restoration," under this or any other name, in this or any other Election District; and further, that he was born in VA and naturalized by...............on the ........day of ..................., 18.....in the ..............

Stephen [his x mark] Barkwell [sig]

Sworn to and subscribed before me  Date, Precinct & county aforesaid

James R. Willis

Register of the 26th Registration District.

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Pg. 14 [stamped]                                                                    No. 38

State of Georgia

County of Fayette}   Personally Appeared before me this 30 day

of July 1867, Mathew Jones who states that he resides in the ........... Election Precinct of Ninth District: Fayette County, Georgia and who makes oath as follows:

"I, Mathew Jones, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God, that I am a citizen of the State of Georgia; that I have resided in said State for 12 months next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that am 21 years old; that I have not been disenfranchised for participation in any rebellion or civil war against the United States, nor for felony committed against the laws of any State or the United States; that I have never been a member of any State Legislature, nor held any executive or judicial office in any State, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I have never taken an oath as a member of Congress of the United States, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State Legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United Staes, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I will faithfully support the Constitution and obey the laws of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, encourage others so to do.  So help me, God."

The said Mathew Jones further swears that he has not been previously registered under the provisions of "An Act supplementary to 'an act to provide for  the more efficient government of the rebel States' -- passed March 2,1867 -- and to facilitate restoration," under this or any other name, in this or any other Election District; and further, that he was born in GA and naturalized by...............on the ........day of ..................., 18.....in the ..............

Mathew [his x mark] Jones [sig]

Sworn to and subscribed before me  Date, Precinct & county aforesaid

James R. Willis

Register of the 26th Registration District.

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Pg. 160 [stamped]                                                                    No. 25

State of Georgia

County of Fayette}   Personally Appeared before me this 24th day

of July 1867, Oliver A. Reeves who states that he resides in the ........... Election Precinct of Dublin [Union is marked out and Dublin written below it]: Fayette County, Georgia and who makes oath as follows:

"I, Oliver A. Reeves, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God, that I am a citizen of the State of Georgia; that I have resided in said State for 12 months next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that am 21 years old; that I have not been disenfranchised for participation in any rebellion or civil war against the United States, nor for felony committed against the laws of any State or the United States; that I have never been a member of any State Legislature, nor held any executive or judicial office in any State, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I have never taken an oath as a member of Congress of the United States, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State Legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United Staes, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I will faithfully support the Constitution and obey the laws of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, encourage others so to do.  So help me, God."

The said Oliver A. Reeves further swears that he has not been previously registered under the provisions of "An Act supplementary to 'an act to provide for  the more efficient government of the rebel States' -- passed March 2,1867 -- and to facilitate restoration," under this or any other name, in this or any other Election District; and further, that he was born in GA and naturalized by...............on the ........day of ..................., 18.....in the ..............

Oliver A. Reeves [sig]

Sworn to and subscribed before me  Date, Precinct & county aforesaid

George W. Ware

Register of the 26th Registration District.

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Pg. 160 [stamped]                                                                    No. 26

State of Georgia

County of Fayette}   Personally Appeared before me this 24th day

of July 1867, Allen Reeves who states that he resides in the ........... Election Precinct of Dublin [Union is marked out and Dublin written below it]: Fayette County, Georgia and who makes oath as follows:

"I, Allen Reeves, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almight God, that I am a citizen of the State of Georgia; that I have resided in said State for 12 months next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that next preceeding this day, and now reside in the County of Fayette in said State; that am 21 years old; that I have not been disenfranchised for participation in any rebellion or civil war against the United States, nor for felony committed against the laws of any State or the United States; that I have never been a member of any State Legislature, nor held any executive or judicial office in any State, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I have never taken an oath as a member of Congress of the United States, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State Legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United Staes, and afterwards engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I will faithfully support the Constitution and obey the laws of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, encourage others so to do.  So help me, God."

The said Allen Reeves further swears that he has not been previously registered under the provisions of "An Act supplementary to 'an act to provide for  the more efficient government of the rebel States' -- passed March 2,1867 -- and to facilitate restoration," under this or any other name, in this or any other Election District; and further, that he was born in NC and naturalized by...............on the ........day of ..................., 18.....in the ..............

Allan Reeves [sig]

Sworn to and subscribed before me  Date, Precinct & county aforesaid

George W. Ware

Register of the 26th Registration District.

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