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Shamokin Diary Complete
Powell Diary January-April 1748
Transcription Guides–Bucknell-Transcription Conventions
In the diary entries you might see one of these symbols in the margin. They are astrological signs, yes, but they are not giving us a horoscope reading! Rather they are a shorthand for the days of the week. In this image you can see the symbols, then the German days of the week followed by the Latin.