Original spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and lineation are maintained.
Superscript letters are silently lowered.
Abbreviations are expanded with the supplied letters italicized.
The "thorn" y is replaced by "th," and the terminal "-es" graph is replaced with "es."
Brevigraphs such as “&” are preserved.
Cancelled words are struck-through.
Interlineal insertions are marked by caret symbols (^).
Indecipherable words are indicated by square brackets, with the estimated number of letters supplied by “x.”