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    Re: Transcribing old text, and long-esses
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2009 Oct 18, 17:09 -0700

    I agree. In short, those only appear to be f's if you aren't looking closely. 
    They were clearly read as s's back in the period, and with a little 
    experience you will see that they are s's today. So you shouldn't transcribe 
    them as f's.
    
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