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    Re: Andrew Jackson's note. some handwriting hard to recognise. Would you like to help

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Germolino! It was published by Langley and O'Sulivan.
    Almost.

    On enlarging the document in the link, it lists the publishers as "Langtree & O'Sullivan" - which also corresponds to the text on the letter in the OP.
    Great detective work!

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    PS "Germolino"? Keep taking the cream.

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    #12

    Re: Andrew Jackson's note. some handwriting hard to recognise. Would you like to help

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    "Langtree & O'Sullivan" - which also corresponds to the text on the letter in the OP.
    Your eyesight is better than mine. I couldn't read it even when I blew it up, so relied on this page.

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    Re: Andrew Jackson's note. some handwriting hard to recognise. Would you like to help

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    Your eyesight is better than mine.
    No. I've got used to having to read the small print and (cheap, but 3x magnification) reading glasses do help.

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    #14

    Re: Andrew Jackson's note. some handwriting hard to recognise. Would you like to help

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I think it's just the name of the addressees, 'Messrs. S*ang<???> and O'Sullivan.'
    ...
    PS *This is an afterthought. I initially followed Raymott's example.
    ... which was right!

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