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    In a message dated 1/30/00 10:25:46 PM Eastern Standard Time, Jotrud writes: Apparently it didn t go through....
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      In a message dated 1/30/00 10:25:46 PM Eastern Standard Time, Jotrud writes:
      Apparently it didn't go through....

      << In a message dated 1/26/00 9:05:20 AM Eastern Standard Time,
      millsted@... writes:

      << Colleagues: Here is a request for action to avert the closing of state
      records in Iowa to private citizens. Thanks to Ruth Metzler for alerting
      us - writing in protest seems like a worthwhile effort.
      Ted Mills

      ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 17:36:31 EST
      From: HGMetzler@...
      Subject: Fwd: Help keep Iowa records open.

      In a message dated 1/25/00 3:35:01 PM, Pmauer writes:

      The State of Iowa is considering closing their records to the public.
      This has already been done in the State of Illinois where you have to
      rely on someone in the courthouse to look things up for you for a fee of
      $2.00 and if you want a copy, that
      is $8.00 more.

      Many of the people from the East went to Iowa and you may need to obtain
      some of their records, if not now, in the future.

      Even if you are not an Iowa resident, please be part of the numbers to be
      heard about how important it is to have these available. Send an email
      to

      keith_weigel@...
      and
      betty_soupkup@...

      Please forward this message to:

      1) as many people you know who reside in Iowa
      2) as many genealogical societies as you know
      3) as many other organizations whose voices might make a difference
      4) everyone you know who are involved in genealogy and history research
      >>

      ************************************************************************
      Home address: Edgar W. (Ted) Mills, Ph.D.
      358 Starin Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216-2024
      716-837-9068 (fax: 716-837-2981)
      >>



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