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From: Mariana <>
Subject: Re: [VERMONT-L] Re: Wardsboro, April 22-25
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2000 09:41:04 -0400
At 10:52 PM 9/5/00 EDT, you wrote:
>In a message dated Tue, 5 Sep 2000 10:41:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
"Kathy Lisai" <> writes:
>As of tonight I am going to attempt posting the transactions along with
the names. >>
>--->> This is "great"!! Putting the marker characters in there kept the
format intact via this mail program at least. Well done!
>And now a question about one of the entries for you and the list:
><< Saturday, April 23
>"69 Archibald Pratt~~~~~D.
> To 5 @ 2? nails~~~~.83
> " 4 " 6 do.~~~~~~~~~~.67
> " 21 @ 10 do.~~~~~~~~.33 1.83 >>
>--->> What was this transaction for, exactly? Anyone know?
Looks to me as though Archibold bought some 2 penny nails, 6 penny nails,
and 10 penny nails......anyone with a better idea?
I believe that do was an early abbreviation for ditto. The ? was perhaps an
early symbol for cent or penny.
Mariana Bean Ruggles
Listmanager Essex County, Massachusetts Mail List
Listowner Essex-Roots Mail List
Listmanager Grafton County, New Hampshire Mail List
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