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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


 A secretary hand with a large repertory of capitals in that script: B ("Baly"), D ("Deposition"), G ("Graton"), H ("Henery"), K ("Knight"), L ("Lydia"), M ("Mil"), N ("Nicols"), P ("Philip"), T ("Thomas"), W ("Willard"). Of these the forms of G, P and W seem particularly distinctive unidentified (Henery)
 In b (and h) the body of the letter is quite small and the looped ascender is more prominent, with a slant to the right Simon Willard
In capital B the vertical stem often extends above the rest of the letter Thomas Newton
Capital B with a ‘hook’ in the upper left-hand corner John Ballard
A distinctive secretary B Jonathan Biles
The verticcal 'shaft' of capital B extends clearly above the body of the letter Jonathan Putnam
unique B Unidentified (MMB #5)