Wares Commissioning Oath of 1824
Original paper owned by Jane & Scott Dudgeon
Josiah Ware had his commissioning oath signed by Justice of the
Peace John Bell in 1824. Josiah would have
been 22 years of age at the time of this commissioning, and it is interesting to note that
his home was in (what was then called)
Ref. #1 A SEPARATE PLACE (THE FORMATION OF CLARKE COUNTY, VIRGINIA) Written by Warren R. Hofstra, published by the Clarke County Sesquicentennial Committee, White Post , Virginia - 1986 (This book is in our possession) page 81
This day, Josiah William Ware personally appeared before me, a justice of the peace in and for said county, and took the several oaths prescribed by law to qualify him to act agreeably to the within commission; Given under my hand this 19th day of July 1824.
***I would like to thank Jane & Scott Dudgeon for allowing me to copy & transcribe this letter for my historical research. I am deeply grateful.
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