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From: "Sue Visser" <>
Subject: Re: [PHILLY-ROOTS-L] Death Notice Clarification
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 15:51:09 -0500
Finally.....something I can contribute!
ultimo (or ult.) = the previous month
proximo (prox.) = the next month.
instant (inst.) = the current month
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2002 8:19 PM
Subject: [PHILLY-ROOTS-L] Death Notice Clarification
> I just received a copy of a death notice that appeared in the
> Ledger, Oct. 9, 1872. it gives the persons surname , then date, then the
> instant, then her full name. Can anyone tell me what "instant" means? I
> looked at all the death notices on the page and they all have the word
> instant in the same location.
> Thank for your help.
> Jan in Fl.