Certificate for the office of Tax Receiver for Ware County, Georgia, issued to George W. Waldron, 11 Jan 1856.
Submitted by Jackie Koon.
Courtesy of Sallie Lou Koon, George W. Waldron was Sallie's great-great-grandfather.
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The document Transcribed:
Along the left side of the document is written a signature, the Governor's name, Herschel V. Johnson.
The Certificate reads as follows:
STATE OF GEORGIA,
By His Excellency HERSCHEL V. JOHNSON, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of this State, and of the Militia thereof:
To George W. Waldron Esq., Greeting;
BY VIRTUE of the power and authority in me vested by the Constitution and Laws of this State, and in pursuance of your election, I do hereby commission you, the said George W. Waldron a RECEIVER of TAX for the County of Ware: You, are therefore, hereby authorized and required to do and perform all and singular the duties incumbent in you as RECEIVER of TAX for the county aforesaid, according to law and the trust reposed in you. This COMMISSION to continue in force for and during the term pointed out by the Constitution, or until removed by conviction, on indictment in the Superior Court, for malpractice in office, or for any felonious or infamous crime, or by the Governor on the address of two-thirds of the Justices of the Inferior Court.
GIVEN under my Hand, and the Seal of the Executive Department, at the Capitol in the City of Milledgeville, the Eleventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty Six and of the Independence of the United States of America the 80th.
BY THE GOVERNOR.
S. W. Briscae
Secretary Executive Department
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