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Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Rescue of Charles Nalle
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 17:51:52 +0000


Does anyone know if there is a place to check on a relative listed as a "teamster"in the 1870's? Are there union membership lists for Watervleit/ West Troy available online?

Thanks, v

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From: "Bill & Cathy McGrath" <>

> The Times Union Newspaper www.timesunion.com for Sunday, August 31, 2008, has an
> article on Watervliet's connection to the rescue of Charles Nalle, an escaped
> slave. Story is on Page B1 - The Perspective Section.
> If you want to read a more detailed account of this incident and see some
> interesting photograph's go to the Troy Irish Genealogy site
> www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nytigs/ click on LOCAL HISTORY and then click on
> Escaped Slave: Charles Nalle.
> This lengthy article on the TIGS website was excerpted from the book Troy's One
> Hundred Years - 1789-1889, published in 1891 by William H. Young, 7 and 9 First
> Street, Troy, NY.
> Regards,
> Bill McGrath
> Clifton Park, NY
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