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Document Day: Analyzing Church Records

14 January 2014
Problem: You are tracing a freedman in post-bellum Louisiana, one Louis Bellow. A fellow researcher has sent you the attached image, reporting it to be the marriage record of your person-of-interest. Never mind that the record is in Latin. You can still figure out the basic facts. As you analyze the record, what . . .