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The Resource A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties, Carroll D. Wright ; foreword by David Curtis Dearborn

A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties, Carroll D. Wright ; foreword by David Curtis Dearborn

Label
A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties
Title
A guide to Massachusetts public records
Title remainder
parishes, towns, and counties
Statement of responsibility
Carroll D. Wright ; foreword by David Curtis Dearborn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1884, Carroll D. Wright was appointed to prepare a report showing the condition of the public records of the parishes, towns, and counties of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This remarkable book, originally published in 1889 under the name 'Report on the custody and condition of the public records of parishes, towns, and counties,' brings together under one cover a town-by-town, church-by-church, and county-by-county listing of all the records existing for each jurisdiction. Each section is preceded by detailed explanatory notes, and numerous footnotes cite special circumstances related to particular records, such as missing volumes or records kept elsewhere. When genealogists and family researchers need to visit a city or town hall, knowing what existed in the clerk's custody in 1889 will aid them in their search for records" -- Publisher's description
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Cataloging source
GES
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1840-1909
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Wright, Carroll D.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Dearborn, David Curtis
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  • Archives
  • Public records
  • Church records and registers
  • Court records
  • Massachusetts
Label
A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties, Carroll D. Wright ; foreword by David Curtis Dearborn
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Laws relating to records -- Proprietors records -- Church records -- Town records -- Court records -- County records
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, li, 379 p.
Isbn
9780880823173
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014937223
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884828242
  • (OCoLC)ocn884828242
  • 671407
Label
A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties, Carroll D. Wright ; foreword by David Curtis Dearborn
Publication
Contents
Laws relating to records -- Proprietors records -- Church records -- Town records -- Court records -- County records
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, li, 379 p.
Isbn
9780880823173
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014937223
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884828242
  • (OCoLC)ocn884828242
  • 671407

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