1. With Kindest Regards, George T Firmin

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    February 9, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    I have transcribed George’s letters exactly, including all the commas, although I did not mark every spelling error with [sic]. …
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  2. Cousin George of Massachusetts

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    February 9, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    I have posted┬ácousin Arthur’s letters, and now it is the turn of his┬ábrother George. Since there are only a few …
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  3. Robert Blackford, noted backsword player

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    February 8, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    Boxing is an Olympic sport. Fencing is an Olympic sport. Backsword is not; unless you count the Cotswold Olympick games …
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  4. Ideth Horsell

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    January 30, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    I’m rather pleased with myself. I had what I hope is a moment of insight as I was following the …
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  5. The joys of orthography

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    January 29, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    If you look at the definition of orthography you’ll see that most of the meanings (outside map-making) relate to spelling …
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  6. A tale of two Henrys

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    January 18, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    There’s nothing like working with other researchers to keep you on track! As I was researching Henry Horsell 1700-1762, I …
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  7. Amy’s second letter

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    January 4, 2016 by auntkatefirmin

    [rec’d 7/24/48 ans 8/30/48] Lambourne Blackberry Lane Four Marks, Alton, Hants My dear Katie, I must write you a long …
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