Loyalty Oath of John Henry Dooly County Georgia August 22, 1865
United States of America. State of Georgia, Dooly County
I John Henry of the County of Dooly and State of Georgia, do solemnly swear or affirm, in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Union of the States thereunder; and that I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all Laws and Proclamations, which have been made during the existing rebellion, with reference to the emancipation of Slaves. So help me God.
Sworn to and Subscribed before me, this 22nd day of August, 1865 Wm H. Davis Ordinary.