American Historical Magazine and Tennessee Historical Society Quarterly, Volume 8

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A.V. and W.H. Goodpasture, 1903 - Local history
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Page 224 - State legislature, nor held any executive or judicial office in any State, and afterward engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof; that I have never taken an oath as a member of Congress of the United States, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, and...
Page 58 - Department are the care and custody of official archives, the collecting of materials bearing upon the history of the State and of the territory included therein, from the earliest times, the editing of official records and other historical materials, the diffusion of knowledge in reference to the history and resources of this State, the encouragement of historical work and research and the performance of such other acts and requirements as may be enjoined by law.
Page 63 - That an official and statistical register of the State of Alabama shall be compiled every two years by the director, to contain (1) brief sketches of the several State officials, the members of Congress from Alabama, the Supreme Court Judges, the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alabama, (2) rosters of all State and county officials, (3) lists of all State institutions, with officials, (4) State and county population and election statistics, and (5) miscellaneous...
Page 63 - Any state, county, town, or other public official in custody of public documents is hereby authorized and empowered in his discretion to turn over to said commission for preservation any official books, records, documents, original papers, newspaper files, printed books or portraits not in current use in his office...
Page 55 - they lay piled in masses on the stone floors, among old paint barrels, ashes, and trash of every description, dirt, and grime. They were wet and rotting, and it was during this period that the janitor of the capitol burned up several cartloads because of the fact that they were ' wet and nasty and smelled bad.
Page 62 - He shall have the control and direction of the work and operations of the Department, he shall preserve its collections, care for the official archives that may come into its custody, collect as far as possible all materials bearing upon the history of the State and of the territory included therein, from the earliest times, prepare the biennial register hereinafter provided, diffuse knowledge in reference to the history and resources of the State ; and he is charged with the particular duty of gathering...
Page 62 - It shall hold at the State Capitol at least one regular meeting during the year, and as many special meetings as may be necessary, and at said meetings five members shall constitute a quorum.
Page 214 - Dear Brother : — The news from this place is desperate with me. On Tuesday, llth of November last, about twelve o'clock, my station was attacked by about forty Indians. On so sudden a surprise, they were in almost every house before they were discovered. All the men belonging to the station were out, only Mr.
Page 62 - That the department shall be under the immediate management and control of a director, to...

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