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Isaac Shelby, governor of Kentucky, appoints Samuel Briscoe as coroner of Bullitt County after the resignation of Rodolphus Buky on January 21, 1814. Signed by Martin D. Hardin, secretary, and Isaac Shelby, governor.
In the name and by the authority of the commonwealth of Kentucky, Isaac Shelby governor of the said commonwealth, to all who shall see these presents, greeting: know you That reposing especial trust and confidence in the integrity, diligence and ability of Samuel Briscoe I do appoint him Coroner in the county of Bullitt to fill the vacancy occassioned by the resignation of Rodolphus Bucky hereby investing him with full power and authority to execute and fulfil the duties of the said office according to law; And to have and to hold the same, with all the rights and emoluments thereunto appertaining, during good behaviour. In testimony whereof, I have caused these letters to be made patent, my private seal to be hereunto affixed. in pursuance to an act of assembly Given under my hand at Frankfort, the 21st day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Fourteen. Isaac Shelby By the Governor, M. D. Hardin Secretary.
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Isaac Shelby, Kentucky, 1814, Samuel Briscoe, Martin D. Hardin, Rodolphus Buky, coroner, Bullitt County
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Shelby, Isaac, "Appointment of Samuel Briscoe to be coroner, signed by Isaac Shelby. Kentucky, 1814." (1814). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 151.
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