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ates are to be given at the close of each entry, that the y the exact evidence by which the marginal dates are
ers are endorsed by the receivers and the date of their these endorsements are to be recorded. r of written pages of each document is to be specified, as tegrity, and that readers may know what proportion the he original.
ge of every document is to be specified. I how collection be in English, it will be sufficient to denote re in a different tongue. cuments have been printed, a referenc
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