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From: Debbe Hagner <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Convention of writing fs versus ss as in Rufsel and Russel
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 12:59:54 -0400
You might want to read "The Handwriting of American Records for a Period
of 300 years" by E. Kay Kirkham on page 42
I hope that this helps...
> Diane L Richard wrote:
>> A question of convention . we all know that in early 19th century and
>> earlier documents, it was not unusual to write "fs" for "ss" in a name .
>> person or place.
> It would be helpful to read the section on handwriting in Greenwood's
> _The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy_.
> Kathleen Lenerz, Ph.D.
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