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Governor - Executive Dept. - Executive Orders, Unbound

Identifier: 001-01-040

Scope and Contents

This series consists of unbound original executive orders, including some carbon copies, signed by the Governor and his Executive Secretary. They relate to the Governor's activities which deal with, among other subjects: (1) making appointments; (2) disbursement of contingency funds; (3) selling surplus government property; (4) cutting timber on government land; (5) declaring state holidays; (6) authorizing rewards for the capture of criminals; (7) activation of the National Guard; and (8) approval of transfer of funds between departments.

Included as supporting documentation are correspondence to the Governor's Office, court records and election certifications by the Secretary of State.


  • Created: 1800-1966


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12.25 Cubic Feet

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Arrangement Note

The orders are generally arranged in chronological order. Boxes 5 & 6 are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Related Materials

For Bound (recorded) Executive Orders, see RG 1-1-2. For Executive Orders beginning with Governor Ellis Arnall, please see RG 1-10-125, Director of Communications, Governor's General Subject Files. See also RG 1-7-105, Legal Division, Executive Minutes Working Papers and RG 1-10-43, Governor's Press Releases.

Governor - Executive Dept. - Executive Orders, Unbound
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