I have a little handwriting question.
While working on British Parrish registers many of which are from the late 1800s I have seen the "fs" combination several times. Here is a example.
Does this index as "Crofs" or "Cross"? -Thanks, Roger Castle
"Come on, Ben. Just sign the petition."
"Hold on, Tom, let me look it over. .....when in courfe o human eventfs.."
"That's 'in course of human events!'
"Oh, but all your s's look like f's"
"Well it in. It's very in."
--Stan Freeburg presents the United States--