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Notice to the World. But of What?

This is my favorite entry, ever, in a land records index, even better than those entries in 19th Century handwriting that looks like they were written in very artfully arranged but faint human hairs.

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Yes, that’s right: ¬†Three entries for “Illegible Name.”

Personally, I’ve never scanned an index for entries for “Illegible Name.” ¬†Although I guess here it would be “Name Illegible.”


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