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Context of newspaper article about stolen horse?

The horse was likely stolen, as there had been an increase in horse theft during the Revolutionary War. Horses would be stolen in one locality and sold in another area (another county or state) to ...
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Did Somerset Militia recruit local Cornish soldiers when based at/near Truro around 1798?

Tricky questions... If no-one here comes up with an answer, I recommend The Napoleonic Wars Forum - looks like The Home Fronts section might be correct. Re the switch of militia - the hope was that ...
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Finding late 18th Century service record of Francis Green in Cornish Militia?

The TNA Guide on Militia records lists stuff at Kew, some of which is on FindMyPast. I have never quite sorted out the distinction between what ended up at County Record Offices and what at Kew via ...
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Any Russian Orthodox records of Kamchatka priests around 1800?

It is difficult question because of the not well working archive system in Russia. I believe that such books are hold in the "Российском Государственном историческом архиве Дальнего Востока" in the ...
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Did Somerset Militia recruit local Cornish soldiers when based at/near Truro around 1798?

In addition to the suggestions in my answer to your previous question, I'd add the following: Review TNA's Research Guide on Militia records to make sure that you are getting the most out of any ...
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What first name for Brizendine surname is shown in this tax record?

I think that you are right. The fourth name is John Brizendine.
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Understanding entries in Charlotte County Personal Tax Table for Deceased Person?

I can't speak intelligently to the question of whether or why the first entry is a reference to Isaac Brizendine's estate, although the quote that WilliamKF added seems to provide an answer to that ...
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Linking Sojourners to Illegitimacy at Launceston, Cornwall in 1790s?

As commented by @HarryVervet: I think the sojourner part of your question is answered here: Meaning of term Sojourner on 1794 Marriage Record at Marystow (Devon) for John Creber? Consequently, ...
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Birth record for a Jane Glasson in 18th century Cornwall?

The Jane GLASSON in this question has been identified as Jenefer GLASSON, baptized on 6 April 1792 to John Glasson and Anne MICHELL in the parish of Camborne, Cornwall, England. The key piece of ...
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Birth record for a Jane Glasson in 18th century Cornwall?

This addresses a question which was not asked explicitly, but is crucial to the solution of the other questions posed within: how can you know you've identified the correct person named Jane Glasson, ...
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Interpreting Musgrave's Obituaries (for London) from around 1790?

While you already have an answer to this question, it could be useful to describe a method to arrive at that answer. Look in the introduction of the book for an explanation of abbreviations. Almost ...
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Interpreting Musgrave's Obituaries (for London) from around 1790?

It seems EM stands for "The European Magazine and London Review " and GM stands for "Gentleman's Magazine". Musgrave is an index so you would need to try to find the relevant entries in the magazines ...
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