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Poser 286 - Dalmellington Kirk Session, 1706

This week's poser is taken from the minutes of Dalmellington Kirk Session, and dates from 1706 (National Records of Scotland, CH2/85/1/209).

This is a nice neat example with some typical aspects of secretary hand exhibited. Watch out for some abbreviated names and words as well as different examples of the letters s and r.

Extract from the minutes of Dalmellington Kirk Session, 1706 (National Records of Scotland, CH2/85/1/209).

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This week's question: who was accused of what and how had the crime been discovered?

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18th century alphabet
Abbreviations
Letter r
Letter s

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