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