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Record Group Number: 000156
Series/Collection Number: .S 1286
Creator: Florida. Division of Elections.
Title, Dates: Record of commissions for state appointive officers, 1898-1964, 1969-1978.
Amount: 40.00 v.
7.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Summary:     The series contains copies of commission certificates for individuals appointed by the Governor to state government positions from 1898 to 1978.  There is a gap in the records from 1965 to 1968.  The certificates were filed with the Secretary of State according to Chapter 113.06 F.S.  Each certificate specifies:  the name of the person being commissioned; the office title; the term of office; official signature of the Governor and Secretary of State; and occasionally the date of filing of oath and bond by the commissioned officer.  Certificates after 1969 bear registration numbers with an AG prefix and are no longer bound in volumes.  The State and County Directories (Series 1284) serve as the index to this series.
Finding Aids: Volume listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Commissions. aat
Florida Officials and employees
Added Entries Florida. Office of Secretary of State.