Webinar - "To the Honorable, the General Assembly - The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions"

  • 10 Sep 2013
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Computer or Tablet
“To the Honorable, the General Assembly” - 
The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions
  • Presenter: Judy G. Russell, CG

  • Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 9:00 pm Eastern

  • Description: As colonists and as citizens of the new United States, Americans were fiercely protective of their right to petition their government. Whether the issue was forming new counties, building bridges and highways, or some matter of public concern, our ancestors made their voices heard in legislative petitions that are a treasure trove for genealogists.

  • Registerhttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3615763026611679744

  • SponsorDavid A. Joens, author of From Slave to State Legislator: John W. E. Thomas, Illinois' First African American Lawmaker, available at SIU Press (http://www.suipress.com)


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Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

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Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana


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