This week' s poser is the first part of two, taken from the custom and excise records, specifically from the Aberdeen entry book of imports and exports to its harbour, 1683 (National Records of Scotland, E72/1/10, page 1).
The handwriting is rushed and abbreviations used where possible. The clerk emphasises his capital letter by additional flourishes which leads in most cases to interference with letters on the lines below. Watch out for phonetic spellings and the way the clerk forms his letters e and s.
This week's question: what different items were imported?
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