This week's poser is taken from the minutes of Inch Kirk Session, and dates from 1791 (National Records of Scotland, CH2/637/4/13).
This is a reasonably straightforward example: the handwriting is neat, but there are areas where the text from one line interferes with that in the next line, and an inserted line that may be rather tricky to make out. Watch out for the different ways of writing the letter s in this example and the abbreviated word at the end of the extract.
This week's question: who was accused of what and why was the accused not present?
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18th century alphabet
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