“Dates of publication” as shown in GoogleBooks may not be the actual date of publication of the original material. This reference, “Political Pamphlets (United States) from the Durrett…” shows as being published in 1840. It is actually a book of political pamphlets from something called the Durrett Collection and contains items from 1840 to 1878.
I almost didn’t look at it as it was “too early.” It might be a good idea to take those publication years at GoogleBooks with a grain of salt.
FamilySearch is indicating the following database has been updated:
United States, YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919
It’s been on the site for a while if I am remembering correctly.
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FamilySearch has a significant proportion of these materials from Ireland available digitally on the website.
FamilySearch is indicating the following database has been updated since our last posting:
Texas, Matagorda County, School Census Records, 1923-1946
This site contains 225,000 index entries to Irish deeds. In some cases links are available to actual records. More information at:
FamilySearch has indicated that the following database is new or has been updated:
Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995
This project (and the resulting website) is sponsored by the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, contains information on county boundary changes in the United States.
FamilySearch has updated the following database:
Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006
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Seeking Michigan has death record indexes (including images of many records) from 1897-1952.
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