Talk:World Archives Project: Tennessee, Early Land Registers

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== Questions and Answers  ==
== Questions and Answers  ==
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<span style="color: orange;"> '''If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.'''</span>'''<br><br>'''Do we key&nbsp; partial names&nbsp;found within the record?&nbsp; Example:&nbsp;&nbsp; "...near Jones fence" or .."along the line of Widow Anderson's land."<br>Do we key the name written on the hand drawn boundary outline included on some images, or are these considered "outside" the written record?<br>Am I right in concluding that the instruction,&nbsp; " Don't key the signature at the end",&nbsp; includes the signatures of the witnesses as well? <br>
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<span style="color: orange;"> '''If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.'''</span>'''<br><br>'''Do we key&nbsp; partial names&nbsp;found within the record?&nbsp; Example:&nbsp;&nbsp; "...near Jones fence" or ..."along the line of Widow Anderson's land."<br>Do we key the name written on the hand drawn boundary outline included on some images, or are these considered "outside" the written record?<br>Am I right in concluding that the instruction,&nbsp; " Don't key the signature at the end",&nbsp; includes the signatures of the witnesses as well? <br>
==Suggestions/Additions==
==Suggestions/Additions==
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Revision as of 20:41, 9 December 2012

Feel free to add to or edit information in this discussion tab as necessary. Please take time to become familiar with the General Keying Standards and be sure to read all instructions on the main project page. (Please note that in case of a discrepancy, project level instructions always trump general keying standards.)

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Extra Keying Helps

I have transribed part of a record (I think I am 99% accurate - if you disagree post your corrections) to help with reading the handwriting. The names we would key are in orange text.






Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers


Questions and Answers

If you have a keying question that is not answered on the project page or in any of the information above, click “EDIT” and ask it here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

Do we key  partial names found within the record?  Example:   "...near Jones fence" or ..."along the line of Widow Anderson's land."
Do we key the name written on the hand drawn boundary outline included on some images, or are these considered "outside" the written record?
Am I right in concluding that the instruction,  " Don't key the signature at the end",  includes the signatures of the witnesses as well?

Suggestions/Additions

If you have a suggestion or would like to make an addition to the project page, click “EDIT” and post your suggestion here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.

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