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Letterform Comparisons

Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg
Hh Ii/Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo
Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu/Vv Ww
Xx Yy Zz & 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 0


 Word-final s often extends below the base-line (cf. Sewall) John Hathorne
 Uses only one 'ambiguous' form of word-initial S/s Stephen Sewall
 Word-initial S and s clearly different in form unidentified (scribe fourthnight)
 A secretary-type s with a long descender is used in the combination "sh" unidentified (scribe p)
 Minuscule s sometimes looks like a small ampersand James How Sr.