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ESM QuickLesson 14

DearREADERS,Although we attempted to make the distinction between “official” typed documents and “transcripts” this session boiled down to understanding this phrase from Elizabeth Shown Mills’ Quick Lesson 14:”The most expert typist is not always competent to transcribe handwritten documents exactly. From this fact stems one of the gravest problems of the editing and publishing of…

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Currently I'm researching my Barrett and Barker families in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida. Other surnames in my family tree include Link, Gervais, Blake, Henry, Levy and Turnbull (yes, that Turnbull).

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