Finding those Kentucky private laws

Private laws, remember, are laws passed to address some individual or family concern, rather than to address some broad issue of general application, like taxation or roads or voting eligibility.

The usual title of a private law, or at least a common one, was “An act for the relief of” the person or persons the law was intended to benefit, and the list offered up yesterday was no exception.

Read more: Judy G. Russell, “Finding those Kentucky private laws“, The Legal Genealogist (Oct. 16, 2015).

Revised Oct. 30, 2019 to reformat link.

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