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American Samoa, Delayed Birth Registrations, 1962-1972
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American Samoa
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Record Description
Record Type: Vital
Collection years: 1962-1972
Languages: Samoan, English
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High Court of American Samoa


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This collection contains affidavits of delayed registration of births from American Samoa from 1962 to 1972. The original microfilms are held at the High Court, Pago Pago in American Samoa. Records may be in either English or Samoan.

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