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Collection: Gold Rush Era Letters

Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f003_015_004 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “This page is a duplicate of the previous page.”Note Added
pathwaytoindie
pathwaytoindie added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f002_013_002 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “EDIT: hard-hearted*”Note Added
pathwaytoindie
pathwaytoindie added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f002_013_001 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “hard-hearted *”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f002_007_007 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “In line 13, I believe Rev. Benton wrote the archaic English word "spake" (for the modern form of the word, "spoke,") in his actual handwriting.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f002_002_004 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help. We are trying to duplicate what he wrote, so if he used capital letters even out of context we want to use capital letters.”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f002_002_004 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “I would like to make the observation that Rev. Benton had a tendency to start all words beginning with "E" in a cursive style that looks like a capital "E", but that may not have been intended to be a capital letter (according to context), as in "...”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_018_006 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “I think the mystery abbreviation "pss" on line 9 is short for "Pharisees", because he refers to them again further along in line 27, on page 143.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_015_001 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing this collection. We will be double-checking all the transcriptions for possible errors - thank you for catching "violated".”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_015_001 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “May I make the observation that, in the last word of line 25, the writer did not misspell the last word, "violated", but actually wrote it correctly in his very poor handwriting style.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_016_008 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing this collection. When you finished with transcribing - click the done button that will indicate that it is complete and needs to be edited.”Note Added
grammanick
grammanick added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_016_008 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “How do I indicate a page is completed? What is the next step?”Note Added
grammanick
grammanick added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_016_008 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “how do i indicate a page is completed”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_013_007 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help with the transcribing. I actually do think the word is "false", his uppercase F's are very unique.”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_013_007 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “I don't think the first word in line 18 is "false". I think it is another of his abbreviated words, but I can't make it out.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_012_005 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these sermons. The writer does often abbreviate words which you would not expect and I believe in this case that you are correct that hap. is actually happiness.”Note Added
Cursivefancier
Cursivefancier added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_012_005 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “It took a while to work it out, but I think, in lines 7 and 9, the writer abbreviated the word, "happiness", as "hap".”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_001_006 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing this collection. It never hurts to input your first impression of what is written down, we always read/edit the transcripts to see if we can clear up any possible questions.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_002_002 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help with this project. Our goal on this page is to transcribe the handwritten notes. Rev. Benton often used whatever paper was available to write his sermon notes on.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_007_003 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Thank you for your help. Feel free to make any corrections that you see - it is often hard to read and transcribe handwritten documents on the first try.”Note Added
acmwitz
acmwitz added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_007_003 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “... perform known duty. Illus's/n [Illustration] ...beginners keep going...”Note Added
Margaret24601
Margaret24601 added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_002_002 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Text on this page appears to be typed, and there are handwritten notes in the background which I did not transcribe on this page. ”Note Added
Kortney Marie
Kortney Marie added a note to page cams_benton_b028_f001_001_006 in the work Joseph A. Benton Collection, saying “Lines 11-12: Possible transcription: If creature warts his wishes as he may- than the fault is not Gods.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_rjboylan_b012_f003_004_3 in the work R. J. Boylan, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1853, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these letters. We know that it is sometimes difficult to read the handwriting, so often we have more than one person review the transcription to see if others can resolve the issues that stump others. To underl...”Note Added
og
og added a note to page cams_rjboylan_b012_f003_004_3 in the work R. J. Boylan, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1853, saying “I'd like to get a note when this is reviewed. There were many words that really stumped me. Also- how do I underline? ”Note Added
shashathree
shashathree added a note to page cams_jcornock_b2990_f005_001_02 in the work John Cornock, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1855, saying “A Millerite , followed preacher William Miller of New York and Ohio, who believed Jesus would return to earth during the year 1843-1844”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_jcornock_b2990_f001_001_03 in the work John Cornock, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1855, saying “Thank you for your help in transcribing these letters. We will double check with the original to determine if we can decipher the number. ”Note Added
SethCL
SethCL added a note to page cams_jcornock_b2990_f001_001_03 in the work John Cornock, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1855, saying “Unsure of the number”Note Added
SethCL
SethCL added a note to page cams_jcornock_b2990_f001_001_02 in the work John Cornock, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1855, saying “Missing a couple of words”Note Added
SethCL
SethCL added a note to page cams_jcornock_b2990_f001_001_01 in the work John Cornock, Gold Rush Letters, 1850-1855, saying “missing three words”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_025_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these letters. I agree that the amount is off, I believe it should be $5.00 a bushel that would make more sense with them selling them for $16 a bushel.”Note Added
Chris
Chris added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_025_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “The cost of apples per bushel can't be $500 (although that is what the text seems to say). I think there has to be a faded/missing decimal point.”Note Added
shakurra
shakurra added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f003_023_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thanks for posting the recent note with added bracketed material. It will give me valuable references for transcribing future Henry Parker Gold Rush letters.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_015_1 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for helping us transcribe these letters. We will work to decipher anything that you couldn't and thank you for letting us know about the dashed lines.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f003_023_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you again, Just to let you know we will be posting more letters soon from the Gold Rush.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_016_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these letters, we will double check all the punctuation.”Note Added
og
og added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_016_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “I had difficulty with punctuation marks. ”Note Added
shakurra
shakurra added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f003_023_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thanks for your response! I love transcribing historical letters! ”Note Added
CathySala
CathySala added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_015_1 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “I added dashed lines for words that I couldn't make out. Thanks.”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_007_1 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these letters. I do believe that the roof was pine boards, as they used whatever they could to construct buildings then and wood would have been the easiest to acquire.”Note Added
shakurra
shakurra added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f004_007_1 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Henry Parker referred to his roofing material that I couldn't discern, even after I researched what possible roofing construction existed in Gold Rush California housing at that time. I made a guess of "pine", but I'm thinking it's something else....”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f003_023_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for your help in transcribing these letters. I think you are correct in thinking he is sending portemonnaies. Either that is how it was identified then or he didn't know how to spell it. We will add what we think he should have written i...”Note Added
Chris
Chris added a note to page cams_hparker_2311_f003_023_2 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “I wonder if the Porte Monaies he's sending are portemonnaies (small wallets or change purses).”Note Added
California State Library
California State Library added a note to page cam_hparker_2311_f001_013.3 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “Thank you for your help transcribing these letters. We will review all transcriptions to see if we can clarify any confusing writing.”Note Added
Chris
Chris added a note to page cam_hparker_2311_f001_013.3 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “The end of line 16 doesn't make sense but I can't read it any other way.”Note Added
MMillin
MMillin added a note to page cam_hparker_2311_f001_003.1 in the work Gold Rush Letters of Henry A. Parker, saying “This illegible name (repeated in other letters) may be "Lucke"”Note Added