AuthorFreilich, Kay, 1940- author.
TitleGenealogy and the law : a guide to legal sources for the family historian / by Kay Haviland Freilich and William B. Freilich.
PublishedArlington, VA : National Genealogical Society, [2014]
Descriptionxiii, 119 pages ; 28 cm
SeriesNational Genealogical Society special topics series ; No. 114
National Genealogical Society special topics series ; No. 114.
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references.
Summary NoteSummary: Knowing the laws that your ancestors lived under is one key to understanding why they did or did not do things. The Freilichs guide genealogists and family historians in finding and understanding laws and legal concepts that throw lights on events, and help solve problems that arise in the course of research.
Acq. Note SourcePurchase; WRHS Genealogical Committee, 2015.
ContentsUnderstanding the law -- Understanding the terminology -- Types of law -- Finding the pertinent law -- Sources to use -- Where to research -- Citing legal sources -- Applying the law to ancestral events.
Law -- History.
Other AuthorsFreilich, William B., author.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: CS 21 F864 2014
CA-1501716 c.1: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 33265]