"I'm extremely impressed with the consistency and clarity of your articles! Thanks Again for being such a reliable source for those blessed or lacking in the Internet navigational skills." (Frances Jones) more  
Helpful & Free Since 1995 more

Can You Decipher This Record? Test ONE

The correct translation is shown below.
Try to decipher before you peek...

Received of John Howard forty-seven cowhides which I promise to tan in a proper manner and deliver one half to said Howard as his order by the first of November next witness my hand this 12th February 1796-- J L Horden - William Johnson

Back to the Deciphering Old Handwriting tutorial

OurStory.com - Create your own scrapbook.

Copyright 1995-2007 by Robert Ragan - All Rights Reserved.