Georgia, Secretary of State seal certification
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Georgia, Secretary of State seal certification

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia. Secretary of State.
Creator: McLendon, S. G., -1928.
Title: Georgia, Secretary of State seal certification
Dates: 1921
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1039

Biographical/Historical Note

The Secretary of State is an elected constitutional official in the state of Georgia. One of his or her many duties is acting as the keeper of the Great Seal of Georgia. Samuel G. McLendon served as Georgia's Secretary of State from 1919 until 1928, when he died in office.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a certification by S.G. McLendon, Secretary of State of Georgia, stating that the attached seal is the Great Seal of the State of Georgia and should be attached to instruments in writing authorized by acts of the General Assembly and by the governor. The certification, signed in Atlanta, is dated November 18, 1921.


Index Terms

Certification.
Georgia--Seal.
Georgia. Secretary of State.
McLendon, S. G., -1928.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Georgia, Secretary of State seal certification, MS 1039, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Item 1: Certification of the Great Seal of the State of Georgia, 1921 November 18
Certification of S.G. McLendon, Secretary of State of Georgia, that the seal attached to the certificate is the Great Seal of the State of Georgia and should be attached to instruments in writing authorized by acts of the General Assembly and by the governor, Atlanta.