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"A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
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Linda Crannell <[log in to unmask]>
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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
I guess I need to modify the old admonition to: Careful to always ask for
what you want.
I have wanted this for a loooong time.
Have a happy holiday.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State
> history. [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Marla A. Bennett
> Sent: Monday, November 22, 1999 2:30 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: 1820 Census Totals by County needed!
> Yes. There is a site that provides data, state by state, county by county
> for 1790-1970. Use the US Historical Documents Browser at
> http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/
> <http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/>
> According to the text on the site:
> "Data for this site originate in ICPSR study number 0003, 'Historical
> Demographic, Economic and Social Data: The United States,
> 1790-1970.' The data were collected, keypunched and error checked by ICPSR
> staff under a grants from the National Science
>  Foundation. The selection of data to be included in the data set was
> carried out under guidelines developed by the American Historical
> Association. Data sources for the complete data set include US Decennial
> Censuses and sources such as the US Department of
> Agriculture, and the National Council of Churches of Christ of the United
> States."
> Happy data hunting,
> Dr. Marla A. Bennett
> Coordinator, ESF Honors Program
> Sr. Staff Assistant, Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies
> 227 Bray Hall
> State University of New York
> College of Environmental Science & Forestry
> 1 Forestry Drive
> Syracuse, NY 13210
> (315) 470-6599
> FAX (315) 470-6978
> http://www.esf.edu <http://www.esf.edu/>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linda Crannell [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Sunday, November 21, 1999 8:56 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: 1820 Census Totals by County needed!
> Oh-boy,Oh-boy,Oh-boy! Am I excited! Am I frustrated! Yes.
> My research for a history of the Washington County Poor House has
> led me to
> some exciting areas of investigation. But I need to know the total
> population count for each county according to the 1820 Census. Can anyone
> tell me of a site on-line where I might find this? Or does anyone
> have that
> information to share? I am living in the middle of the Hill Country in
> central Texas and it is hard to get to census summaries.
> Besides...now that
> I am onto this idea ... well, I'm impatient! (red face)
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Linda