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002/03. Commissions Of Public Officials

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 002/03

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Abolished County Board of Education Commissions

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-063
Scope and Contents

This series contains the unbound copies of commissions and resignations of members of abolished county boards of education.

Dates: Created: 1948-1970

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - City Court Judges & Solicitors

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-5
Scope and Contents

The governor of the state was empowered by the Georgia Constitution of 1789 to grant commissions to military and civil officers. These commissions were filed in the Office of the Secretary of State. This series includes: 1) copy of commission; 2) name of person commissioned, and 3) date of commission.

Dates: Created: 1856-1873

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Commission Books of Miscellaneous Public Officials

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-027
Scope and Contents This series consists of bound volumes containing the: (1) names of persons appointed or issued commissions, (2) official capacity of appointment or commission, and (3) date of appointment by the Governor or commission issued by the Secretary of State. The various officials, either elected by the General Assembly or the general electorate or appointed by the Governor for the different districts of Georgia, hold the following positions (not an inclusive list): (1) Members of Congress, (2)...
Dates: Created: 1801-1988

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Constable Register

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-059
Scope and Contents This series consists of a register of all persons elected to the Office of Constable in Georgia between 1964 and 1968. Constables serve as legal representatives of justices of the peace and perform such duties as serving summons and warrants. Their jurisdiction is limited to militia districts within respective counties. Prior to 1964, justices of the peace appointed constables to office with the records of the procedure kept by the county ordinaries. A Georgia law effective in 1964,...
Dates: Created: 1964-1968

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Coroners

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-16
Scope and Contents

The governor of the state was empowered by the Constitution of 1789 to grant commissions to military and civil officers. These commissions were filed in the Office of the Secretary of State. This series includes: (1) name of person commissioned; (2) date of commission; (3) county of commission, and (4) current date.

Dates: Created: 1873-1874

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - County Home Rule Charter Dissolution Files

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-090
Scope and Contents This series contains: (1) copies of amendments and revisions to county and municipal home rule charters, (2) court orders dissolving incorporated cities and towns, (3) copies of required notices of publication, (4) affidavits by authorized representatives of newspapers in which notices were published and (5 correspondence to and from governing authorities or city or county attorneys. These records document one of the legally prescribed duties of the Commissions and Registrations Division,...
Dates: Created: 1965-2002

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - County Officials

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-1
Scope and Contents This series contains bound volumes of the Secretary of State's Office containing commission certificates and certifications of elected county officers. Each certificate and certification within the registers gives: (1) name of the elected official; (2) position to which elected; (3) name of the county in which official was to serve; (4) date of commission, and (5) name of governor or secretary of state issuing the commission or certification. In the early years the job of commissioning the...
Dates: Created: 1814-1949

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - County Officials Commissions, Bonds, Resignations

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-007
Scope and Contents These records document the functions of commissioning county officials (by the Governor), making certain the officials are properly bonded, receiving the resignations of these officials and filling the vacancies as they occur. Specific documents included are: (1) Dedimus Postestatems (authority to administer the oath of office) with attached certificates showing that the oath was administered and that the official was properly bonded; (2) copies of the commission; (3) documents showing that...
Dates: Created: 1957-1999

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - County Treasurers

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-14
Scope and Contents

The governor of the state was empowered by the Constitution of 1789 to grant commissions to military and civil officers. These commissions were filed in the Office of the Secretary of State. This series includes: (1) the commission; (2) name of person commissioned; (3) county of commission, and (4) date of commission.

Dates: Created: 1873-1874

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Elected Constables Commissions

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-057
Scope and Contents

This series consists of the files kept on every Constable duly elected by the people of Georgia. Included are: (1) original Dedimus Potestatem; (2) copy of the commission;(3) copy of the election certificate, and (4) correspondence. The series is closely related to RGSGSERIES 2 - 3 - 39, Commissions and Appointments of Notaries Public and Ex officio Justices of the Peace and RGSGSERIES 2 - 3 - 56, Constable Register.

Dates: Created: 1964-1968

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Elected Justice of the Peace Commissions

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-056
Scope and Contents

This series consists of the files kept on every Justice of the Peace duly elected by the people of Georgia. Included are: (1) original dedimus potestatem; (2) copy of the commission; (3) copy of the election certificate, and (4) correspondence. This series is very closely related to RGSGSERIES 2 - 3 - 39, Commissions and Appointment Records for Notaries Public and Ex Officio Justices of the Peace, 1947 - 1983.

Dates: Created: 1949-1983

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - General Assembly Members

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-2
Scope and Contents This series contains copies of the commissions issued by the Secretary of State to all members of the General Assembly. This is in compliance with the provisions of a new act passed in 1951 (GA Law 1951, p. 480). Prior to that year members of the General Assembly were commissioned by the Governor's office. The respective names, districts (or counties), dates and prior service are typed in the proper blanks on the commission forms. There are no signatures, however, the Secretary of State's...
Dates: Created: 1951-1979

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Inferior Court Justices

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-028-4
Scope and Contents

The Governor of the state was empowered by the Constitution of 1789 to grant commissions to military and civil officers. These commissions were filed by the Office of the Secretary of State. This series includes: 1) name of person commissioned; 2) date of commission; 3) when succeeded, and 4) county.

Dates: Created: 1799-1866

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Justices of the Peace Commission Books

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-058
Scope and Contents This series consists of the names of all persons who received commissions as Justice of the Peace in Georgia since 1799: Volumes 1 thru 34 contain printed certificates of commission with the following data consistently given: 1) name of the Justice of the Peace; 2) county of residence; 3) militia district number; 4) date of commission, and 5) length of term. The entries appear chronologically according to date of commission. These volumes include an index of either surnames or counties as...
Dates: Created: 1799-1969

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Notaries Public Appointment Commissions

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-039
Scope and Contents

This series includes: (1) the certified Judge's Order of Appointment from the Clerk of the Superior Court; (2) the Dedimus Potestatem (authorization to administer the oath of office); (3) a carbon copy of the Commission, and (4) correspondence and worksheets. Prior to January 1, 1949, the function of preparing the Commissions was performed by the Governor's Office. (See RGSGSERIES 1 - 2 - 32, Commissions, Bonds, and Resignations of County Officials).

Dates: Created: 1797-1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1947 - 1983

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Official Oath Books

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-064
Scope and Contents These Secretary of State Official Oath Books are established to record oaths of individuals holding offices directly connected to the Secretary of State's Department. Included in this category would be members of the Historical Commission, members of the various professional examining boards and the director of the Department of Archives and History. All other oaths are recorded in the Governor's Office, Record Group I, Sub group 2, Series 14. Nevertheless, in 1950 when the Secretary of...
Dates: Created: 1950-1973

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Publications

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-076
Scope and Contents

This series consists of publications designed to acquaint the public with the duties of the above named officials. The titles of the publications are self explanatory. The numbers in parentheses on the finding aid refer to the number of copies of each publication.

Dates: Created: 1958-1980

Secretary of State - Commissions of Public Officials - Special Railroad Officer's Commission Files

 Series
Identifier: 002-03-089
Scope and Contents Dis series contains (1) bonds, (2) copies of oaths, (3) correspondence between the railroads and the Governor, (4) copies of Executive Orders from the Governor appointing special officers, (5) correspondence to and from the Attorney General regarding bonds and (6) related documents. Also included in this series is a commission book listing each special officer appointed before Dec 31 1980. After this date, the commission book will be kept as a page in the Governor's appointment book. These...
Dates: Created: 1935-1980