Gilmer County Bank Ellijay, Ga. March 7 (1901)-(Special) The Gilmer County bank opened for business here this morning at 9 o’clock with John H. Carter, president; Benjamin S. Holden, Cashier, and Charles A. Allen, assistant cashier and bookkeeper. The first deposit was made by T. H. Tabor, who also drew the first check.
Atlanta Constitution, March 8, 1901 Article transcribed and submitted by Jacqueline King
$500 Reward I hereby offer a Reward of Five Hundred Dollars for the apprehension, with proof sufficient to convict the party and his accomplices who assassinated my husband, William P. Milton, in Ellijay, Georgia, on the night of the 16th of April last, by shooting him through the window of his dining room, while at his supper table. This 17th day of June, 1872 Signed by Nancy C. Milton
Five Hundred Dollar reward offered by the Governor’s Office for the apprehension of whoever murdered William P. Milton. Signed by James M. Smith, Governor
Five Hundred Dollar reward offered by the Oak Bowery Lodge No. 81, F.A.M. for the apprehension of whoever murdered Brother William Milton. Signed by Thomas F. Greer, Worshipful Master Pro-tem and W.R. Welch, Secretary Pro-Tem
Atlanta Constitution, Sept. 15, 1872 Article transcribed and submitted by Jacqueline King