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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…

via ARCHIVED: ESM QuickLesson 14 — DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog

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MyHeritage PedigreeMap demo

DearREADERS,Unlike traditional “genealogy-to-map” integration software that provide a static result, MyHeritage PedigreeMap(tm) is highly interactive. Those lightening-fast computers at compare one’s online tree to known locations on Google Maps providing a zoomable and filterable set of map points along with indications of whose profile items are reflected on the map. But PedigreeMap(tm) isn’t just…

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ESM QuickLesson Study Group

DearREADERS,We had a different focus this week in our ESM’s QuickLessons Study Group. Initially, we spotlight a thread of posts in Elizabeth Shown Mills forum at her website “The Editor” is very responsive to questions from her followers. Ol’ Myrt here recommends registering (its free) and searching the forum for answers to your citation…

via ARCHIVED: ESM QuickLesson – 29 June 2016 — DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog

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British and Irish Military Records Study Group

Another great study group from DearMYRTLE . . .

DearREADERS,We are particularly fortunate to have Audrey Collins from The National Archives (UK) participating each Tuesday evening on her own time. So Ol’ Myrt here wrote via the TNA website under the category “compliments”:”Please see that this gets to your employee Audrey Collins’ permanent file. For the past six weeks she has participated in our…

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