The Key to the Family Deed Chest: How to Decipher and Study Old Documents by Thoyts

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Author Thoyts, Emma Elizabeth, 1860-1949
Author of introduction, etc. Martin, Charles Trice, -1914
Title The Key to the Family Deed Chest: How to Decipher and Study Old Documents
Being a Guide to the Reading of Ancient Manuscripts
Original Publication United Kingdom: Elliot Stock,1903.
Contents Hints to the beginner -- Character by handwriting -- Saxon, Norman-French and law Latin -- Old deeds -- Law technicalities -- Manor and court rolls -- Monastic charters -- Parish registers -- Parish officers and their account books -- Books on paleography -- Old letters -- Abbreviations, etc.
Credits Karin Spence and The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class CD: History: Diplomatics, Archives, Seals
Subject Diplomatics -- Great Britain
Subject Paleography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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EBook-No. 67771
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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