Category Archives: Blogging challenges and adventures

First Anniversary!

This blog has been up for one year as of September 2nd (yesterday). It has gotten 1,043 hits from 271 visitors. They have mostly been from the United States and Canada, but there have also been visitors from ten other … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1725

I have started to transcibe the entries for 1725. It is already apparent that they are out of order chronologically. Even before that a few entries from the 1730s turned up, mixed in with 1723. These mixups occurred before the … Continue reading

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Where to go next with this blog

I have accomplished my first goal for this blog, which was to create a way to share my transcription of the “Schedule of Propositions …”¬†People are looking at it, which is gratifying to say the least. I suppose I could … Continue reading

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Blogging education

I’m working through the lessons that WordPress provides about setting up a blog. The site now has a basic form and I can focus on content. It’s not enough just to put the transcriptions up. I need to explain what … Continue reading

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Some progress

A workable format for this website is beginning to emerge. I have my transcription of a collection of notes taken in the 19th Century on the first two volumes of the Albany Commissioners’ Minute Books, before they were lost.¬†Additional explanations … Continue reading

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Experiments

On this site I will be experimenting with how to share transcriptions of the records related to the Albany Commissioners for Indian Affairs, the division of the British Colonial Government that managed diplomatic relations with native peoples of much of … Continue reading

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