Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Practice your ability to read old handwriting

A Receipt from 1782
The above document is a receipt for £30 paid for some land in Bendish, a parish in St Pauls Walden. Click on it for a larger image and see if you can work out what it says before you look at the web page which contains the image, a transcription, and information on the identities of the people who are named.

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