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Part Number: WXLEGPETN_

Price: $9.95
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.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on September 14, 2016. 1 hour 31 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXPRIVLAWS_

Price: $9.95
Few researchers realize that many early federal and state laws were private laws -specifically for the benefit of individuals or families. The records can be fabulous for genealogists. Learn how to find these genealogical gems in federal and state collections.
This was presented to a live webinar audience on March 16, 2016. 1 hour 44 minutes, plus 6 pages of supplemental syllabus materials. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXLAW_

Price: $9.95
To understand our ancestors’ lives - why they did what they did, we need to understand the law that governed their lives in so many ways. Knowing the law our ancestors lived by helps us make sense of the records they left and find clues to more and different records. This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on June 26, 2013. 1 hour 24 minutes. Plus 6 pages of handouts.