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Old 03-20-2017, 02:26 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Bill I. View Post
The part about the "80 minutes" could be a typo. As I mentioned, this was probably derived from a scanner trying to read an old library book. There are enough instances in the text that I quoted ("excellent road S^ miles long", "village to the pond, 6J miles") to cast a reasonable doubt about the 80. It might have been a 30 with a smudge in front of it.
Good guess.

Here's another version that does indeed read 30 minutes instead of 80.
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