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Samuel Myers
Commission as Inspector
25 September 1820

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In the name and by Authority of the State of Ohio.  ETHAN ALLEN BROWN Governor and Commander in Chief of said State.

TO Samuel Myers Esquire GREETING:

It appearing to me, that you are duly appointed Inspector of the Second Brigade of the Eighth Division in the Militia of this State: with the rank of Major.

NOW KNOW YOU, That by virtue of the powers vested in me by the constitution and laws of said State; and reposing special trust and confidence in your courage activity, fidelity and good conduct, I do, by these presents, commission you as Inspector of Said Brigade authorising and requiring you, to discharge all and singular the duties and services appertaining to your said office, agreeably to law, and such instructions as you shall from time to time receive from your superior officers.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my name, and caused the GREAT SEAL of the State of Ohio to be affixed at COLUMBUS the twenty fifth day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteentwenty, and in the 445th year of the INDEPENDENCE of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.

BY THE GOVERNOR, Jeremiah McLene Secretary of State.

Ethan A. Brown


The State of Ohio Fayette County

Personally came before me the Subscriber one of the acting Justices of the Peace for said County the within named Samuel Myers who took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States also the State of Ohio also an oath of office - Given under my hand & seal this    day of    1820.

Sam Myers    Com    Inspector

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