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See also: "List of Illinois Secretaries of State

Seal of Illinois[edit]

Great Seal of Illinois

The official motto of the state of Illinois is "State "Sovereignty - National Union". The Illinois Secretary of State in 1867, "Sharon Tyndale, as the keeper of the "Great Seal of Illinois, had it re-engraved so that the word "sovereignty" was upside down. This 1867 seal redesign continues in use to this day, and can be seen, among other places, as the principal device on the "flag of Illinois.

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  1. ^ Divisions http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/divisions.html
  2. ^ Secretary of State Official Website http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/police/mission.html

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