This file was found in the Old Steel File Drawer #12.
On the Front of the Envelope
After 5 days, return to SECRETARY OF STATE, Capitol Building, TALLAHASSEE, FLA.
Mr. C.A. Stephens
This envelope has a three cent postage stamp on it.
On the Back of the Envelope
Filed July 12, 1918
M.P. Hunter, Clerk
Inside the Envelope
This paper is very thick, high quality paper, about 12 inches by 14 inches.
STATE OF FLORIDA
Whereas, C.A. Stephens hath been duly appointed by the Governor According to the Constitution and Laws of said State, to be Notary Public in and for the State at large for Four Years from the eighth day of July A.D., 1918.
Now, Therefore, Reposing special trust and confidence in the loyalty, patriotism, fidelity and prudence of the said C.A. Stephens, I Sidney J. Catts Governor of the State of Florida, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Laws of the said State
Do Hereby Commission the said C.A. Stephens to be such Notary Public according to the Constitution and Laws of said State for the term aforesaid and
In the Name of the People of the State of Florida, and to have, hold and exercise the said office, and all the powers appertaining thereto, and to fulfill the duties thereof and to receive the privileges and empliments thereof in accordance with the requirements of law.
In Testimony Whereof, I do hereunto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of the State at TALLAHASSEE, THE CAPITAL this 8th day of July A.D. 1918, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and forty third year.
Signed ???? Crawford
Secretary of State.
Signed Sidney J. Catts
Governor of Florida.