Re: Microfilm of the records of Governor Watts
- I forwarded the reference request part of this missive (see below) to
Archival Reference at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
(ADAH). By the way, dear list members, I am not a journalist. Mawk
Arnold is remembering the former legislator now running for Probate
Judge in Clarke County by the name of Mike Breedlove. We are no
distant relatives, and I have met the estimable Mr. Breedlove, but
not claim to be him. I have been working at the ADAH since November
1986. Happy genealogical hunting, everyone.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mordecaimra" <mordecaimra@m...>
>your genealogy and archival work . I would not expect that you
> Dear Mike:
> I remember you as a journalist and am now enjoying seeing
remember meeting me, but I taught in the Hall School of Journalism at
Troy State with Merrill Bankester , and my wife was from Evergreen ,
so we met on occasion.
> Mike, I'm wondering if you could tell me how to track down afamily question relating to Alabama newspapers:
> My grandfather stopped in Alabama for some time back about1873 enroute to Texas from Georgia. While in Alabama he worked for a
newspaper and then returned from Texas for a visit to the paper
some years later.
> I have a clipping from the newspaper reporting his visit, butthe clipping does not offer any identification of the paper or any
location for it. The article includes :
> "... he left the ADVERTISER on one of the last steamboatsplying the upper Tombigbee, and went to Texas. " No date or other
clue to where and when this article was published other than "THE
ADVERTISER." I have doubted that it referred to the Montgomery
ADVERTISER because of the wording :
> "... left here on one of the last steamboats plying the upperTombigbee. " Leaving on a steamboat plying the uper Tombigbee
sound like Montgomery. Was there a n ADVERTISER in Demopolis in
those years.? Can you aim me at a starting place to find that
> Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated.
> Mawk Arnold mordecaimra@m...
> 503 Rosswood Drive
> Mobile, Alabama 36606 (334) 473-5170
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> From: Mike Breedlove <mbreedlo@A...>
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