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Regiment: 8th Michigan Infantry
Historical Figures: Austin Blair
STATE OF MICHIGAN.
GOVERNOR IN AND OVER THE STATE OF MICHIGAN:
To all who shall see these Presents, Greeting:
Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity and ability of
Lyman G. Buckingham
In the Name and by the Authority of the People of the State of Michigan, I have nominated, and
by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him NOTARY PUBLIC, for
the County of Genesee in said State of Michigan
And I do hereby Authorize and Empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of
that office according to Law: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said office, with all the Rights,
Privileges and Emoluments thereunto belonging, for the term of FOUR YEARS from the date
hereof, unless the Governor of the State, for the time being, should sooner revoke and
determine this COMMISSION.
In Testimony Whereof, I have caused these
Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of
the State to be hereunto affixed.
Given under my Hand, at Lansing, this Twenty fifth
day of March, in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty three,
and of the Independence of the United States of
America, the eighty seventh
BY THE GOVERNOR: Austin Blair
J. B. Porter
Secretary of State.