SAVINGS SOCIETY PROCLAMATION
January 28, 1869
To all to whom these Presents shall come Greeting:
KNOW YE, That whereas N. Tucker, Theo. Mayo, Frederick Rost, J. R. Hughs and G. Day have filed in the office of the Board of Commissioners for Savings Societies, a certificate as required by law, and an application to establish a Savings Society under the name of the “Farmer’s Savings Society of Lima, Ohio,” with place of business in the town of Lima and county of Allen, and said application having been approved by the Board of Commissioners for Savings Societies, and the requirements of the law passed April 16th 1867, having been fully complied with, I do hereby make proclamation that the said N. Tucker and others above named, are authorized to commence and carry on a Savings Society in the town of Lima and county of Allen, under the name style aforesaid, with all the rights and privileges, and under the obligations and regulations established by the laws of this State.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Ohio to be affixed at Columbus, this 28th day of January, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-third.