|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Motte, John Ward, 1872-1928.|
|Title:||John Ward Motte protection certificate|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
John Ward Motte was born on August 8, 1872. He served as a special agent for the United States Bureau of Exports of Administration. He died July 11, 1928 and is buried in Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia.
This protection certificate was issued by the United States Customs Service and allowed John Ward Motte to go on board and depart from any vessel in the port of Savannah, Georgia during World War I while he was working for the United States Bureau of Export Administration. The certificate has a photograph of Motte and records his personal information such as weight, height, complexion, and eye color.
[item identification], John Ward Motte protection certificate, MS 1445, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Emory L. Jarrott, 1989.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Item 1: Protection certificate, 1918|