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Subject: Re: R.C. parish lists and their importance............
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 13:28:44 EST

Some person unwilling to use a real name at writes:

<< Did they have photographs in the early 1800s? No. >>

Dead wrong. Daguerre was making photos at least by the 1830's. The children
you were referring to were born in the 60's and 70's. Even Matthew Brady had
taken hundreds of phots by then. Stick to matters you know something about.

Pete Schermerhorn, in the glorious Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts

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