Handwriting Tips

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
a, o
e, i
m, n, w, u, v, r

Some helpful guides on the subject are:

Reading Early American Handwriting

Understanding Colonial Handwriting

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One Response to Handwriting Tips

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