Friday, October 26, 2012

October 26 - Deciphering old hand writing

October 26 - Get help deciphering old hand writing. See <> and check out Kip Sperry's Reading Early American Handwriting (Genealogical Publishing Co.).

I have to admit this is my hard task. Some hand writing is very difficult to read. Now that alot of old documents are available online, I come across old hand writing even more. My tip: Transcribe old documents and leave the transcribition with the document, this way you won't have to struggle with the old hand writing more than once per document.

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