About the Transcription

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The transcription is intended to be without abridgment, editing, or change in what William Steinway wrote. So far as possible, everything that William wrote is transcribed in a consistent type font. The following addresses how various aspects of the transcription have been treated:

Spelling, Punctuation, Capitalization

Abbreviations, German Words and Phrases

Strike-Outs, Corrections, Inserted Additions, Omitted Words


Pages and Headings

Line Formation and Continuation