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The 150 document transcripts on this website can
be accessed in several ways. You can search by keyword or browse
by document type, date written, author, recipient or transcript
In the right-hand margin of each document page are
links to glossary entries with further information about the people,
places, vessels and some of the unusual terms used in the document.
There are also links to other documents written by the same author,
sent to the same recipient or sent in the same year as the document
For the documents written in French or containing
French passages, the transcriber's rough English translation is
available via a link in the right-hand margin.