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How to Decipher and Study Old Documents
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (167 pages)
Author: E. Thoyts
Year: (1903) 2006
Written by E.E. Thoyts, and published in 1903, this is a guide to help the historian recognise and interpret the format and palaeography (handwriting) used in early records.
It covers the handwriting and characteristics used in parish registers, manorial records, deeds, monastic charters etc. Illustrated with some examples. Also includes common abbreviations used.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
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