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From: "John Corrigan" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] IRISH-IN-CHICAGO Digest, Vol 3, Issue 198
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 20:35:35 -0600
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Marilyn,

There is only one Thomas at 571 21 st, Ward 6 Pct 7. Is this your man?

John

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 2:00 AM, <>wrote:

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> Today's Topics:
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> 1. Re: 1884 Partial Poll LIst (Marilyn Shanahan)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 17:16:01 -0600
> From: "Marilyn Shanahan" <>
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] 1884 Partial Poll LIst
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> Hello John:
> Wondering if you have a Thomas Farrell on your voter registration list? He
> had sisters, Bridget, Mary and Johanna. They all lived pretty much together
> in Chicago, coming from Ontario CA.
> Thanks for the help.
> Marilyn Shanahan
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Corrigan" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:01 PM
> Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] 1884 Partial Poll LIst
>
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > Prior to the notorious 1884 presidential election, Cleveland vs Blaine
> > there
> > may have been some shennanigans going on with voter registration. Hard to
> > believe. In an attempt to clean up the voter list, two papers, The
> > Tribune
> > and the Inter Ocean published the names of the voters in some 58 of the
> > 171
> > precincts in Chicago's 18 wards. The total of the names which includes
> > some
> > duplications and alternative spellings of surnames is 39,618. Only one
> > precinct in Wards 13, 14, and 15 were published. No precincts in Ward 4
> > which went from 29 st to 39 st, Lake Michigan to State St were published.
> > Otherwise the heavily Irish wards are well represented. The list included
> > only surname and given name or initial and the voter's address. If you
> > would
> > like to know if someone in your family was registered email me and I will
> > check. Depending on the number of requests an answer may take a little
> > while
> > to respond. Please write me before October 15th. Please include the
> > person's
> > name and address.
> >
> > John E Corrigan
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