World Archives Project: Savannah, Georgia, Licenses and Bonds, 1837-1909

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About this project This collection contains bonds, licenses, oaths and other documents for selling liquor, opperating various businesses, city police and city officers for Savannah, Georgia from 1837-1909.

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Bonds and Licenses
Miscellaneous
Oaths
Index
Microfilm

Bonds and Licenses

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Choose the "Bonds and Licenses" form type for pre-printed forms with the word "Bound", "Bond" or "License" found somewhere on the image. These images will contain name and an event date.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Event Day

Key the day from the event date as seen on the record. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Event Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the event date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Event Year

Key the year from the event date as seen on the record when present. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Business Name

If present, key the business name as seen on the record. A sample is included in the wiki image samples to assist in finding.
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Miscellaneous

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Choose the "Miscellaneous" form type for images that have name and event date to key, but do not fit any other form type defined. Please see wiki image samples for examples.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Event Day

Key the day from the event date as seen on the record. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Event Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the event date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Event Year

Key the year from the event date as seen on the record when present. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Business Name

If present, key the business name as seen on the record. A sample is included in the wiki image samples to assist in finding.
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Oaths

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Choose the "Oaths" form type for images where persons are swearing an oath. These images often contain the key words "I do solemnly swear" in one form or another. These images will contain name and event date.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Only prefix values should be keyed into the prefix field. Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance.Name will be found at the top of the image, in a column or under a paragraph. Multiple names may be on an image. Key each name as its own record.
See Example

Event Day

Key the day from the event date as seen on the record. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
See Example

Event Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the event date using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Event Year

Key the year from the event date as seen on the record when present. Event date can usually be found next to key words such as: "In Witness Whereof", "Sworn to and subscribed before me, this", "Witness our hands and seals this", "this", "Date of Payment", etc. Copy this date to all indiviuals on the image to which it applies.
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Index

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Choose the "Index" form type when the image is of an internal index. An Index usually contains names (often in alphabetical order) with a corresponding page number so as to find the individual listed. Some indexes have alphabetical tabs on the right or left margin.

Microfilm

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If an image is a microfilm title board as defined in the project instructions, choose the "Microfilm" form type whether or not information is being keyed from the image.



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