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This digital repository ("repo") hosts the transcription, encoding, and presentation efforts of digitizing Thomas Bartram's 1801-1838 Merchant and Shipping Account Log Book from Black Rock, Fairfield, Connecticut by members of the Black Rock Historical Society. The following wiki is our official codebook. The project codebook describes and provides examples of the TEI XML encoding used on this project. Each page of this wiki (after this one) will detail a single aspect or group of related aspects of our encoding process.
Following is an illustration comparing a portion of a manuscript page and the corresponding section of our transcription and encoding of that same page: