Talk:World Archives Project: Tennessee, Early Land Registers
Extra Keying HelpsI 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
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Does the instruction, " Don't key the signatures at the end", includes the signatures of the witnesses as well?
On West Tennessee plat surveys there does not appear to be a grant or survey number identified. Only a page number in the upper outside corner is visible. Should we use the page number as the grant number in order to differentiate between two surveys on the same image? If I leave the grant number empty, then there is no way tell where one survey record ends and the next begins. Also, I have the same question posted above. I have been keying the names of witnesses (who are often relatives or neighbors) and the surveyor's name. Should either or both of these NOT be keyed????
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