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Oaths of Office - Book A

Published on: 9/9/2015 3:33 PM
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The Oaths of Office consist of 219 oaths taken by county elected and appointed officials, copies of notices of appointment and revocations of appointments, and copies of bonds posted for the period 1850 to 1854. It also includes copies of official announcements of election results for county offices. Office holders include Recorders, Assessors, Sheriffs, Notaries, Judges, District Attorneys, Justices of the Peace, Constables, Commissioners, Public Administrators, Surveyors, Treasurers, Tax Collectors, and bonded individuals.

Each entry includes the name of the oath taker, the office they are taking an oath for, the date of the oath, page number and notes. You may search the oaths using the index below. Each index entry includes the name of the County elected or appointed official, the office name, date of oath, page number, and notes. The Oaths of Office - Book A, which contains the oaths, is available at the County Archives. Additional information about any oath also may be obtained by contacting the Archives by e-mail or phone.

To find an entry type search criteria in the text box and press ENTER or click SEARCH. If the number of responses fills more than one page, use the drop box in the middle of the screen to select the specific page you would like to view. To limit your search results, enter multiple search criteria (e.g. holt 1906).​​​