World Archives Project: U.S., General James Wilkinson's Order Book, 1796-1808

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About this project This project will consist of keying name, rank, service place, and service date information for indivinduals listed in the order book of General James Wilkinson.

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Index Entry
Order Page

Index Entry

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Choose the Index Entry form type for use on index images which contain name information only in the header above the dotted line. Index pages which do not have names should be labeled as "Cover page, Section header, etc." Do not key "General James Wilkinson" located below the dotted line.

Rank

Key the Rank as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs". Do not key ranks in the Prefix field. Ranks should be keyed in the rank field.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. If a person appears more than once in an order, only key them once.
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Surname

Key the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If a person appears more than once in an order, only key them once.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Order Page

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Choose the Order Page form type for images of handwritten orders.

Service Place

Key the military service place as seen from the location noted in the entry date and place header. Do not key the word "Contenment", which means encampment.
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Service Day

Key the Service Day from the date header.
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Service Month

Key the Service Month in its three letter abbreviation from the date header using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Service Year

Key the Service Year from the date header.
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Rank

Key the Rank as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs". Do not key ranks in the Prefix field. Ranks should be keyed in the rank field.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. If a person appears more than once in an order, only key them once.
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Surname

Key the surname of the primary person as seen on the recor using the dictionary provided to assist you. The first instance of a Surname on a page will often have a checkmark placed above it.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
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