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William Dunlop is in Dordrecht (Dort) in the Netherlands in May 1681. This first letter is written fairly neatly, with well formed Secretary Hand letters (although he reverts to his more natural hand, Italic, when he signs off at the end).
Several placenames are mentioned:
Although phonetic spelling may cause a few problems, most of the vocabulary is straightforward. Exceptions are:
Images reproduced with permission of Glasgow City Council, Mitchell Library (Mitchell Library reference DC14/2).
If you would prefer to complete the tutorial on paper go to Print The Test.
Transcription of lines 18-26
Transcription of lines 27-32
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