January 25th, 1869

Columbus, Ohio


To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:


WHEREAS, Satisfactory information has been received at this Department that a vacancy exists in the office of Senator, in the Eighth Senatorial District, composed of the counties of Coshocton and Tuscarawas, caused by the death of Hon. D.W. Stambaugh, you are hereby notified and directed to hold special elections in said counties on Tuesday, the 9th day of February, ensuing, at the usual place of holding the same therein, for the purpose of filling such vacancy; and you will give notice of the time and place for holding such election in your several proclamations.


Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Ohio, this 25th day of January, 1869.