Monday, June 29, 2009

Nashville Officials Taking the Oath

The Nashville Bulletin of the 1st has the following paragraphs:

We understand Councilman William Shane has taken the oath of Allegiance, was required by Gov. Johnson, and it was reported on the streets yesterday that Alderman Wm. S. Cheatham had taken the oath. We learn the following policemen have taken the oath: John Baugh, Captain, John Davis, Wm. Jackson, Wm. Mayhor, Joel Phillips, N. Davis, John Cavender, Wm. Yarborough and A. C. Tucker, of the regular police, and John Joice, Robert Scott and Wm. Frances, of the assistant police.

It was rumored yesterday that Mr. J. L. Meiggs, Superintendent of the Public Schools has been notified that he and all the teachers connected with the schools must take the oath of allegiance.

– Published in the Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 12, 1862, p. 1

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