Talk:World Archives Project: Mayflower, Deeds and Probate, 1600-1850

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'''<br>Q:&nbsp; I have a record starting with "Heirs of John ALDEN to John JONES, Power of Attorney."&nbsp; I'm keying the record as "Not Stated" and I feel that John JONES should be keyed as well as John ALDEN. There is no mention of any other record types in the paragraph.&nbsp; Would this be correct?<br>'''  
'''<br>Q:&nbsp; I have a record starting with "Heirs of John ALDEN to John JONES, Power of Attorney."&nbsp; I'm keying the record as "Not Stated" and I feel that John JONES should be keyed as well as John ALDEN. There is no mention of any other record types in the paragraph.&nbsp; Would this be correct?<br>'''  
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<br> '''Q:&nbsp; On Deed Records only principal people are keyed so I'm assuming witnesses, signers, daughters of, sons of and land boundaries of so and so aren't. Correct?'''
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'''Q:&nbsp; On Deed Records only principal people are keyed so I'm assuming witnesses, signers and "land of" persons aren't. Correct?'''
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Q:  I have a record starting with "Heirs of John ALDEN to John JONES, Power of Attorney."  I'm keying the record as "Not Stated" and I feel that John JONES should be keyed as well as John ALDEN. There is no mention of any other record types in the paragraph.  Would this be correct?


Q:  On Deed Records only principal people are keyed so I'm assuming witnesses, signers, daughters of, sons of and land boundaries of so and so aren't. Correct?

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