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From: SouthPawPhilly <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Retaining Spelling while transcribing
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 07:10:48 -0400
I've done a lot of transcribing and never change the original document
in any way. It's important to remain true to the original document.
On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Jim <> wrote:
> When transcribing old documents and finding
> different spellings for the same people (as evidenced by ages & names
> of children, and locations, all of which remain constant), should one
> retain the obviously misspelled earlier names?
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