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The collection consists of images of emigration registers and index, 1845-1877. It includes statistical information, 1831-1857.
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- Various governmental offices throughout the Netherlands. Emigration Records, 1831-1877. Netherlands National Archives. The Hague, Netherlands.
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- Trade of Occupation
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.