As a nation state, Italy has emerged only in 1871. Until then the country was politically divided into a large number of independant cities, provinces and islands. The currently available evidences point out to a dominant Etruscan, Greek and Roman cultural influence on today's Italians.
Could I send an attachment of the file that is on my computer so you could see what it is tell me. From there maybe the direction to go.
Old prison records and court records are kept in the Archivio di Stato of the province your ancestor was arrested of judged.
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Just to make sure I understand..you're quoting Riccardos first comment, correct and thats not the email?? Am I right?
If so and you would like to attach an email or image here, then you can use any image hosting service like www.imageshack.com and place the link here. We can see what happens from there. If you have trouble attaching the document, let me know.
Hi, this may sound like a stupid statement, but what is you e-mail address?
ALso I will be leaving soon it is time to go home. If you send me your e-mail address I will send you the file later tonight. I will be spending some time with my mother tonight before I go home to my family.
Now, I've linked it two ways..I think the actual link is best so you can zoom in to read it better. He believes there is a notation on these army records that say his relative, Vincenzo Mirra was in prison.
I've just seen this...but it's too late to really look into it now - it's 12.30 am here and I'm going to bed. But I will look tomorrow and give you a general resumÃ¨ of the content. A full translation would be very time consuming.
Thank you so much. From what I have been able to translate it looks like my grandpa was in the military and for some reason he was put in prison. If he was, I would like to know why. Are there court records we could locate. I appreciate any help you can provide. Do you think he received any medals while in the military?