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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.

John Henry

Sworn to and Subscribed before me, this 22nd day of August, 1865
Wm H. Davis Ordinary.

Daily Telegraph Book and Job Office, Macon Ga.

Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library, Emory University, MMS 46 Reconstruction Miscellany, Box 1, folder 6
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