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Sussex and the US: Closer than you think

In the final instalment of our American-themed blogs to celebrate Independence Day, we are looking at the many and varied connections between famous faces in America’s history and the county of Sussex. Founded in the 17th and 18th centuries, thirteen British colonies on the … Continue reading

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The US Declaration of Independence and West Sussex Record Office

Many of you may have read about the ‘Sussex Declaration’ in the past few months. You may have heard about the record on the radio, you may have even seen it broadcast to millions on morning television! The story behind … Continue reading

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Inventory and valuation of the estate of Doctor John Channing of South Carolina, 1817 (Acc 15714)

 Chosen by Ann Parsons, volunteer In celebration of Independence Day in the United States, we are featuring one of the many collections held at the Record Office that contain records relating to American history. As with many of the family … Continue reading

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