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  • silversongbird
    Oh no!! I m just getting started. Sue (Smith) Stewart ... From: Jewelle Baker To: Sent: Thursday,
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 6, 2003
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      Oh no!! I'm just getting started.
      Sue (Smith) Stewart
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jewelle Baker" <jewelle@...>
      To: <genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 5:36 PM
      Subject: [genpcncfir] Fw: Destruction of Wills- Info Provided by Missing
      Links


      > Hello Group...
      > The below information is chilling to any family researcher.
      > I gleaned it for your perusal.
      > Jewelle
      >
      > jewellebaker@...
      > jewelle@...
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      > -------Original Message-------
      > From: Jean & Tom Schroeder
      > Date: Thursday, February 06, 2003 19:30:37
      > Subject: Destruction of Wills- Info Provided by Missing Links
      >
      > I recently received this through another genealogy list I belong to:
      >
      > "VIRGINIA SENATE BILL 818-E2-80-94-DESTRUCTION OF WILL FILES.
      >
      > January 31, 2003
      >
      > Virginia Senate Bill 818
      >
      > Destruction of will files. Allows the clerk to destroy a will's file along
      > with the original will after it is no longer of any value and after it has
      > been microfilmed.
      >
      > Has been reported out of committee.
      >
      > Senator Thomas K. Norment, Jr. of Williamsburg is the only
      > patron.
      >
      > Barbara Vines Little, CG
      > Dominion Research Service
      > PO Box 1273, Orange, VA 22960
      > bvlittle@...
      >
      > Previously published in MISSING LINKS,
      > Vol. 8, No. 5, 3 February 2003 http://www.petuniapress.com
      >
      > Obviously someone doesn't realize the importance of these old documents or
      > the history they represent."
      >
      > This is real alright, folks. I found it on the internet at the Virginia
      > General Assembly web site. The description of the Bill reads as follows:
      >
      > "Destruction of will files. Allows the clerk to destroy a will's file
      along
      > with the original will after 5 years have passed since probate or
      > recordation and allows destruction of originals of instruments which have
      > been recorded and remained unretrieved by the recording party after 6
      > months, if the documents are no longer of any value and have been
      > microfilmed."
      >
      > Go to <A HREF="http://legis.state.va.us/">Virginia General Assembly</A>
      > ( or <A HREF="http://legis.state.va.us/">http://legis.state.va.us/</A> )
      > and type
      > "SB818" (without quotes) in the search box at the top right. You'll get
      > the description and status.
      >
      > What a shame.
      >
      > This is the web site for the VA General Assembly,
      > http://www.alz-nca.org/vapolicy/assembly.asp I recommend each and every
      > member be contacted and I suggest we all take an active interest and pass
      > this on to other lists and county web pages to start a grass roots effort
      to
      > stop this senseless destruction of our history.
      >
      > Jean
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
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