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Paleography Practice

  • “Alphabet Chart,” ScriptTutorial from BYU offers alphabet charts you can compare to your sample documents.

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Land Records

  • Who holds land records?
    • While land registries (extent since the early 19th century) may trace current ownership, land transactions – or deeds – are part of the records of the notary and date back centuries earlier.

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Baptismal Records:

Burial Records: