When reading handwritten records, remember some letters can look alike. Examples of letters that can be misread are:
S, J, L
M, H, W
L, F, T
m, n, w, u, v, r
Some helpful guides on the subject are:
Reading Early American Handwriting
Understanding Colonial Handwriting
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