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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


 Descenders of y and g very long (no loops) Unidentified (Scribe th)
 Word-final y shaped as "2"; the descender long and curves to the right (eg "by", "testimony") unidentified (Scribe w )
 "l" for y (sometimes "y" used too) Jonathan Corwin
 umlauts over some instances of y: "ÿ" Jonathan Corwin
 In minuscule y (and p) the descenders are often straight and long, formed with two parallel strokes Stephen Sewall
 The descender of the y (and g) extend very low beneath the base line and forms a large loop to the left unidentified (scribe thatt)
 Minuscule y furnished with two dots: ÿ unidentified (scribe y)
umlaut over y: "ÿ" unidentified (scribe fourthnight)
descender on y curves right instead of left Unidentified (MMB #3)