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In a whole cemetery of French-inscribed tombstones, only one uses the term "bie" as a part of the date, thus:NEE 7 MARS 1814MORT LE 29.8. BIEDoes anyone have an idea of what this means? My only…Continue
I am trying to translate an eighteenth century document, handwritten in French. I am puzzled by a word that appears to be "foursse". The double-esses are written as two "f's" in the cursive custom…Continue
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