Original Document or Clerk’s Copy?

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You found an original document for your ancestor! Or did you? Is it really the original, or is it a clerk’s copy. Many of the “original” records we look at in our genealogy research, especially those recorded by the courts or county offices, are actually clerk’s copies or duplicate copies of the originals. We are going to look at several ways to tell the difference, and why it matters.

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