Whereas, by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, passed the 22d December, 1830, his Excellency the Governor is authorized and empowered to raise and organize a guard for the protection of the gold mines in the Cherokee Nation, and for divers other purposes, and Whereas, His Excellency the Governor has appointed Col. J.W.A. Sanford, Commander, and Col. Charles H. Nelson, Sub-Commander of said guard,
NOW Know all men that we whose names are hereunto subscribed have enrolled ourselves members of said guard under the above mentioned officers, and, hereby, obligate ourselves to perform all the duties of good, faithful and trusty Soldiers for 12 months from the date annexed to our respective names, unless sooner discharged by the Commander - in - Chief.
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Enrollee's name Enlisted Residence Jacob R. Brooks, 1st Sarg't. 8 Jan. 1831 DeKalb Caleb Sappington, 2nd Sarg't. 3 Jan. 1831 Wilkes Elias Henderson, Sarg't. 8 Jan. 1831 Jackson Thomas J. Rogers 6 Jan. 1831 Jackson William C. Perry 8 Jan. 1831 DeKalb ---nt T. Henderson 13 Jan. 1831 Hall ---vid Booker 6 Jan. 1831 Jackson --- Sample 10 Jan. 1831 Hall --- R. Brown 12 Jan. 1831 Hall --- Barnes 15 Jan. 1831 Gwinnett --- PettyJohn 7 Jan. 1831 Jackson --- Whetchel 11 Jan. 1831 Hall --- Miller 5 Jan. 1831 Jackson --- M. Cantrell 10 Jan. 1831 Hall --- Yancy 12 Jan. 1831 Hall --- Haines (his mark) 14 Jan. 1831 Hall (Mrs. Beeson noted: "Here many leaves are cut out of the ledger, evidently it was done beforehand, for autographs continue on nextpage with this caption:") We whose names are hereunto subscribed consent to the foregoing obligation: James M. Reed 13 Jan. 1831 Hall John T. Cox 13 Jan. 1831 Hall John C. Pope 3 Jan. 1831 Wilkes Jacob Butman 12 Jan. 1831 Hall (William Word should be here) John W. Hay 2 Jan. 1831 Wilkes William Wood 7 Jan. 1831 DeKalb (William Word, not Wood) Green W. Durham 1 Jan. 1831 Baldwin (Green J.B. Durham) David Roundaville 8 Jan. 1831 Clarke (David Rounsavell) Nathaniel G. Henderson 8 Jan. 1831 Jackson (his mark) Charles Haynes 14 Jan. 1831 Hall Burl Bradley (his mark) 14 Jan. 1831 Hall (Bechel Bradley) R.T. Fowler 14 Jan. 1831 Clarke John Daniel 14 Jan. 1831 Hall Martin B. Harben 14 Jan. 1831 Hall (Nath'1. B. Harben) Redding Pinson 4 Jan. 1831 Hall Jesse Townsend 6 Jan. 1831 DeKalb John Ballard 3 Jan. 1831 Wilkes John M. Jack 8 Jan. 1831 Clarke (John M. Jay, Sr.) Joseph W. Shevy 6 Jan. 1831 Jackson (Joseph McSherry) William Tippen 14 Jan. 1831 Hall Thomas F. Booker 3 Jan. 1831 Wilkes Samuel Hall 1 Jan. 1831 Baldwin