Scrivener

A scrivener (or scribe) was traditionally a person who could read and write. This usually indicated secretarial and administrative duties such as dictation and keeping business, judicial, and history records for kings, nobles, temples, and cities. Scriveners later developed into public servants, accountants, lawyers and petition writers.

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Doctrine of "Scrivener's Error"
... The doctrine of a "scrivener's error" is the legal principle that a map-drafting or typographical error in a written contract may be corrected by oral ... If such correction (called scrivener's amendment) affects property rights then it must be approved by those affected by it ... body of case law concerning the proper treatment of a scrivener's error ...
Sibton Abbey
... In 1610 the Abbey and Manor were sold to John Scrivener, son of Ralph Scrivener, an Ipswich barrister grown rich in the wool trade, and the family built an ... John Scrivener's brother Matthew was an early Governor of the Virginia Colony, where he drowned in 1609 ... John Scrivener's sister Elizabeth was married to Harbottle Wingfield of Crowfield Hall, Suffolk, cousin of Edward Maria Wingfield, the first President of the Jamestown Colony ...
Louis Levasseur
... Louis Levasseur (December 27, 1671 – June 3, 1748) was a scrivener and became lieutenant general of the admiralty court of Île Royale ... He then was employed in France, where he was appointed scrivener ... He came back to Canada as scrivener for Île Royale (Cape Breton Island) in 1716 ...
Codex Basilensis A. N. III. 12 - History - Dating
... that the manuscript was written in the 8th century (Scrivener, Gregory, Nestle, Aland, Metzger) ... Scrivener dated it to the middle of the 8th century ... Scrivener stated that from the shape of the most of the letters (e.g ...
Scrivener (disambiguation) - People With The Surname
... Anthony Scrivener, English barrister Charles Robert Scrivener (1855–1923), Australian surveyor Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener (1813–1891), English scholar of ...