2021
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Deciphering Handwriting in Old Documents

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About this Presentation

In this presentation, Leslie Carney talks about how knowing the History of writing or script found in old documents can help genealogists read and understand what the document is about. Leslie will discuss how handwriting changed through the ages from the 15th to the 18th centuries.

Table of Contents

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Intro, Spelling and Alphabets

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Difficult Letters

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Symbols and Abbreviations

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Handwriting Styles

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Tips and Examples

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Resources to Help You

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Charts, Google, and Other Resources

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