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Comp. Compare, Comparative; | Deut.

Deuteronomy.
Cal. California.

Compound, Composi: Dft, or dft. Defendant. Cambs. Cambridgeshire.

tion.

D.G. By the grace of God; Cant. Canterbury; Canticles. Compar. Comparative.

Thanks to God.
Cantab. Of Cambridge.
Comr. Commissioner.

Dg. Decigram.
Cantuar. Canterbury.

Com, and Nav. Commerce and Navi. D.H. Deadhead. Сар. Capital; Chapter.

gation.

Di. Didymium.
Caps. or caps. Capitals.
Com. Ver. Common Version.

Dial. Dialectic.
Capt. Captain.

Con. Against; In opposition. Diam. or diam. Diameter.
Car. Carat.
Conch. Conchology.

Dict. Dictionary; Dictator. Card. Cardinal.

Cong.

Congress, Congregation, Dim. or Dimin. Diminutive; Dimin. Cash. Cashier.

Congregational; A gal

uendo. Cat. Catalogue.

lon.

Diocese.

Dio.
Cath. Catholic; Catherine; Ca. Conj. or conj. Conjunction.

Diosc. Dioscorides.
thedral.
Conn. Connecticut.

Dis. or dis. Discipline; Discharged; C.B. Companion of the Bath; Con. Sect. Conic Sections.

Disorderly; Distance;
Cape Breton.
Contr. Contracted, Contraction.

Distant.
Cb. Columbium.
Cor. Corinthians,

Dis. or Disct. Discount.
C.C. Caius College; Contra Corol.

Corollary.

Disp. Dispensatory.
Credit; Account Cur- Cor. Sec. Corresponding Secretary. Diss. Dissertation.
rent.

Cos, or cos.
Cosine.

Dist. District.
C.C.C. Corpus Christi College.
Cosc. or cosec. Cosecant.

Dist. Atty. District Attorney.
Cd.
Cadmium.
C.P. Common Pleas.

Div. Dividend.
C.D.V. Carte-de-visite.
C.P.M. Common Particular DI.

Deciliter.
C.E. Civil Engineer.

Meter.

D. Lit. Doctor of Literature.
Ce.
Cerium,

Cr.
Chromium.

D.M. Doctor of Medicine, of
Cel. Celsius.
Cres. Crescendo.

Music,
Crim.
Cent., C. Centigrade; A hundred.

Criminal.

Dm. Decinieter. Cert., Certif. Certify; Certificate. Crim. con. Criminal conversation, or Do. or do. The same. Cf. or cf. Compare.

Adultery.

Doc. Document. C.G. Consul-General.

Crystal. or Crystallog. Crystallo. Dol. or dol. Dollar. Cg. Centigram.

graphy.

Dols, or dols. Dollars.
C.G.H. Cape of Good Hope.

Cs.
Cæsium.

Dom. Econ. Domestic Economy. C.H. Courthouse; Custom- C.S.A. Confederate States of Doz. or doz. Dozen. house.

America; Confederate Dpt. Deponent; Department. Ch. Church; Chapter.

States Army

Dr.

Debtor; Doctor. Chanc. Chancellor.

C.S.I.

Companion of the Star of Dr. or dr. Dram; Drams. Chap. Chapter.

India.

D.Sc. Doctor of Science.
Chas. Charles.
Csks. Casks.

D.S.O. Distinguished Service Or. Chem. Chemistry, Chemical. C.S.N. Confederate States Navy.

der. Chr. Christopher; Christian. Ct.

Connecticut; Count; | D.S.P. He died without issue. Chron. Chronicles, Chronology.

Court.

D.T. Doctor of Divinity.
Cic. Cicero.
Ct, or ct. Cent; A hundred.

D.V. God willing:
C.I.E. Companion of the Order Ctl.or ctls. Cental or Centals.

Dwt. or dwt. Pennyweight; Pennyof the Indian Empire. Cts. or cts, Cents.

weights. Cir. About. Cu. Copper.

Dyn. Dynamics. Circ. Circuit.

Cub, or cub. Cubic.
Civ.

E.
Civil.

Cur. or curt. Current (i.e., this month).
C.J. Chief Justice.

C.V. Common Version.
CI.
Chlorine.
Cwt. or cwt. Hundredweight; Hun. E.

East; Eastern (Postal Dis. cl. Centiliter.

dredweights.

trict, London); Earl. Cld, or cld. Cleared. Cyc. or cyclo. Cyclopædia.

Ea.

Each. Cik. Clerk,

Eb.

Erbium. C.L.S.C. Chautauqua Literary and

D.

Eben. Ebenezer.
Scientific Circle.

Ebor. York.
C.M.
Common Meter; Certifi- D.

Didymium; Dose.

E.C. Eastern Central (Postal cated Master; Corre- D. or d. Day; Died; Daughter; A

District, London), Estab-
sponding Member;
penny or pence.

lished Church.
Master in Surgery;
Da. Davyum.

Eccl. or Eccles. Ecclesiastes; Ecclesi-
Lazarist Fathers.
Dan. Daniel.

astical.
Cm.
Centimeter.
Dat. or dat. Dative.

Eclec. Eclectic.
C.M.G. Companion of the Order D.C. District of Columbia. Econ.
of St. Michael and St.

Again, or From the be

Ed.

Editor.
George.

ginning.

Ed. or ed. Edition. Cml. Commercial.

D.C.L. Doctor of Civil (or Canon) Ed. or Edin. Edinburgh. Co. Cobalt; Company; County.

Law.

Edm. Edmund.
Coad, Coadjutor.
D.D. Doctor of Divinity.

Eds. Editors.
Coch.or Cochs. A spoonful.

D.D.S. Doctor of Dental Surgery. Edw. Edward.
C.O.D. Cash (or Collect) on Deliv- Dea. Deacon.

E.E. Errors excepted.
ery.
Dec. December.

e.g

For example.
Cod. Codex.
Decag. Decagram.

E.I. East Indies; East India. Col. Colonel; Colossians; Colo- Decal. Decaliter.

Elec. Electricity, Electrical.
nial; Column.
Decam. Decameter.

Eliz. Elizabeth.
Coll. College.
Def. or def. Definition.

E.Lon. East Longitude.
Colloq. Colloquial.
Deft. or deft. Defendant.

Em. Emma; Emily; Emanuel. Col.or Colo. Colorado.

Deg. or degs. Degree, Degrees. Emp. Emperor; Empress. Com. Commissioner; Commo. Del. Delaware; Delegate. Ency, or Encyc. Encyclopædia. dore; Committee; Com- Del, or del. He (or she) drew it.

E.N.E. East-northeast. merce; Common; Com

Dem.

Democrat, Democratic, Eng. England, English; Engrav. mander,

Dep.
Deputy; Deponent.

ing. Com. or Comm. Commentary. Dept.

Department; Deponent. Engin. Engineering

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pany. e.O.W. Every other week. (Prin- F.R.C.P. Fellow of the RoyalCollege Hag. Haggai. ter's advertising mark.)

of Physicians.

Hants. Hampshire. Ep. Epistle.

F.R.C.S. Fellow of the Royal Col. H.B.C. Hudson's Bay Company, Eph. Ephesians; Ephraim.

lege of Surgeons.

H.B.M. His (or Her) Britannic Ma-
Epiph. Epiphany.
Fred. Frederic, Frederick.

jesty. Epis. Episcopal.

F.R.G.S. Fellow of the Royal Geo- H.C. House of Commons. Eq. or eq. Equal; Equivalent.

graphical Society.

H.C.M. His (or Her) Catholic Ma.
Equiv, or equiv. Equivalent.
F.R.H.S. Fellow of the Royal His-

jesty.
Er.
Erbium.

torical Society; Fellow Hdkf, or hdkf. Handkerchief. Esd. Esdras.

of the Royal Horticul- H.E. His Eminence, or Excel. E.S.E. East-southeast.

tural Society.

lency. Esp., esp. or espec. Especially. Fri. Friday.

Heb. or Hebs. Hebrew, Hebrews. Esq. or Esqr. Esquire.

F.R.S. Fellow of the Royal So. H.E.I.C.S. Honorable East India ComEsth, Esther.

ciety.

pany's Service. E.T.

English Translations. F.S.A. Fellow of the Society of Herp. Herpetology. et al. And elsewhere; And

Arts, or of Antiquaries. Hf. bd. or hf, bd. Half-bound. others. (Sometimes im- Ft. or ft. Foot, Feet; Fort.

Hg. Mercury. properly written et als.) Fth.or fth. Fathom.

hg. Hectogram. Etc., etc., or &c. And others; And so Fur.or fur. Furlong.

H.H. His (or Her) Highness; His
forth.
Fut. or fut, Future.

Holiness (the Pope.) Ethnol. Ethnology; Ethnological. F.Z.S. Fellow of the Zoological Hhd. or hhd. Hogshead, Hogsheads. et seq., sq., or $99. And the following.

Society.

H.I.H. His(or Her) Imperial High-
Etym.or Etymol. Etymology.
Ex. Example; Exception; Ex-

G.

Hil. Hilary.
odus.

Hist. History, Historical.
G.

Genitive; Glucinum.
Exc. Excellency; Exception.

H.J.S. Here lies buried.

Guinea, Guineas; Gulf. Exch. Exchequer; Exchange.

H.L. House of Lords. g

Gram. Ex. Doc. Executive Document. .

HI.

Hectoliter.
Ga.

Georgia; Gallium.
Exec. Executor.

H.M. His (or Her) Majesty ; Hal-
G.A. General Assembly.
Execx. Executrix.

lelujah Meter; Home
Gal.
Ex. Gr. For example.

Galatians ;-Galen.

Mission.
Exod. Exodus.
Gal. or gal. Gallon.

Hm. Hectometer.
Galv. Galvanism.
Exon. Exeter.

H.M.P. Erected this monument.
G.A.R. Grand Army of the Re-
Ez. or Ezr. Ezra.

H.M.S. His (or Her Majesty's

public. Ezek. Ezekiel. G.B.&I. Great Britain and Ireland,

Steamer,Ship or Service. E.& O.E. Errors and Omissions Ex

Ho.

House.
G.C.B. Grand Cross of the Bath.
cepted.

Hon, or Honble. Honorable.
G.C.M. Greatest Common Meas.

Hor. or Horol. Horology.
F.

Hort. Horticulture, Horticultu-
G.C.M.G. Grand Cross of St. Michael

ral.
and St. George.

Hos. Hosea.
F.
Folio; Friday; Fluorine; G.C.S.I. Grand Commander of the

H.P. Horse-power; Half-pay.
Fahrenheit.

Star of India.

H.P.M.
F. or f Feminine; Franc; Florin;

Hallelujah Particular
Gd. Gadolinium.

Meter.
Farthing; Foot.-(Fiat) Ge.

Germanium.

H.R. House of Representatives.
Let it be made.
Gen, Genesis; General; Geneva

Hr. or hr. Hour.
Fahr. Fahrenheit.

or Genevan.

H.R.E.
F.A.S Fellow of the Society of

Holy Roman Empire.
Gen.or gen.Genitive, Generally, Gen-

H.R.H. His (or Her) Royal High-
Arts; Fellow of the An.

us, Genera, Generic.
tiquarian Society.
Geo. George.

H.S.H. His (or Her) Serene High-
Fcp. or fcp. Foolscap.

Geog.
Geography, Geographer,

ness.
Fe.
Iron.

Geographical
Feb. February

Hund. or hund. Hundred, hundreds.
Geol. Geology, Geological, Geol-

Hunts. Huntingdonshire.
Fec. or fec. He (or she) did it.

ogist.

Hyd.
Fem. or fem. Feminine.
Geom. Geometry, Geometer, Geo- Hydraul. Hydraulics.

Hydrostatics.
Ferd. Ferdinand.

metrical.

Hydros.
Feud. Feudal.

Hydrostatics.
Ger.or ger.Gerund.
F.F.(L.) Felicissimus; Fratres.

H.Y.M.A. Hebrew Young Men's As-
GI.
Glucinum.

sociation. F.F.V. First Families of Virginia. Gloss. Glossary.

Hypoth. Hypothesis, Hypothetical. Fid. Def. Defender of the Faith.

G.O. General Order.
Fi, Fa. or fi. fa. You shall cause to G.O.P. Grand Old Party.

I.
be made.
Gov. Governor.

I.

Iodine; Island. Fig. or fig. Figure, Figures; Figura- Govt. Government.

Ia.

Iowa.
tive, Figuratively.
G.P. Gloria Patri.

Ib., ib., Ibid. or ibid. In the same place.
Fir, or fir. Firkin.
G.P.O. General Post-Office.

Ich. or Ichth. Ichthyology.
Fl. or fl. Florin, Florins.
G.R. George the King.

Icon. Iconographic.
Fla. Florida.

Gr.or gr. Grain, Grains; Gross; Id. Island. F.L.S. Fellow of the Linn æan

Great.

Id. or id.

The same,
Society.
Gram. Grammar.

Ida.

Idaho.
F.M. Field-Marshal.
Gris. Grisons.

I.e. or i.e. (Id est) That is.
F.O. Field-Officer; Foreign Of.
Gro. or gro.Gross.

I.H.S. Jesus the Saviour of Men.
fice.
Gtt. or gtt. Drop, Drops.

Ill.

Illinois. Fo., fo., Fol. or fol. Folio.

Illus. Illustration.
F.O.B. Free on board.

H.
Foreign.

Imp.
For.

Imperial; Impersonal; ImFort. Fortification.

ported. Fr. France; Francis; French. H. or h. High, Height ; Harbor ; | Imp., imp., Imperf. or imperf. Imper

H.
Hydrogen.

fect, Fr. From

Husband; Hour, Hours.

ure.

ness.

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Km.

m.

In.
Indium.

Kilo. Kilogram; Kilometer. Lv. or lv. Livres.
In. or in. Inch, Inches.

K.K.K. Kuklux Klan (or Clan). Lxx. The Septuagint. Incog. Unknown

KI.

Kiloliter. Ind. India, Indian, Indiana.

Kilometer.

M. Ind., ind., Indic. or indic. Indicative. K.N. Know-Nothing. Ind. T. or Ind. Ter. Indian Territory. K.P. Knight of St. Patrick; M. Monday; Monsieur;Meter; Inf. or inf. Infinitive.

Knight of Pythias.

Thousand; Meridian or In lim.or in lim. At the outset. Kt. Knight.

Noon.
In loc. or in loc. In its place.

K.T.
Knight of the Thistle;

Married.
I.N.R.I. Jesus of Nazareth, King

Knights Templar,

M. or m. Masculine; Moon; Month, of the Jews. Ky. Kentucky.

Months; Minute, MinIns. or Insur. Insurance.

utes; Mill, Mills; Mile, Insep. or insep. Inseparable.

L.

Miles; Member; MediInsp.-Gen. Inspector-General.

cine; A handful; Mix; Inst. Instant (the present L.

Lady; Lord; Lithium

Mixture; Measure; By month); Institute, Insti(After titles)—Book.

measure. tution.

L. or 1. Lake; Latitude; League, M.A. Master of Arts. Int. or int. Interest.

Leagues; Line, Lines; Mac. or Macc. Maccabees. Int. Dept. Departmentof the Interior,

Link, Links.

Mach. Machinery.
Intens. Intensive.

L., Lb., lb., or sb. A pound in weight. Mad. or Madm. Madam.
Interj. or interj. Interjection.
L., 1., or £. A pound sterling.

Mag.

Magazine.
Internat. International.

L.
Liter.

Maj. Major.
Intrans. or intrans. Intransitive. La. Louisiana; Lanthanum. Mal. Malachi.
Int. Rev. Internal Revenue.
Lab. Labor.

Man. Manége; Manual.
Introd. Introduction.

L.A.C. Licentiate of the Apothe. Manuf. Manufacture. Inv. Invoice.

caries' Company.

Mar. March; Maritime.
1.O.G.T. Independent Order of
Lam. Lamentations.

March. Marchioness.
Good Templars.
Lat. Latin.

Marg. Trans. Marginal Translation. I.O.O.F. Independent Order of Odd Lat. or lat. Latitude.

Marq.

Marquis.
Fellows.

1.c. Lower case; in the place Mas., mas., Masc., masc. Masculine. I.O.U. I owe you (an acknowledg

before cited.

Mass. Massachusetts.
ment for money).
L.C.J. Lord Chief Justice.

Math. Mathematics.
Ir.
Ireland, Irish; Iridium. L.C.M. Least Common Multiple.

Matt. Matthew.
Irreg., irreg. Irregular.
Ld. Lord.

M.B. See B.M.
Is, or Isa. Isaiah.
Ldp. or Lp. Lordship.

M.C. Member of Congress; Mas-
Is., Isl. or isl. Island.
L.D.S. Licentiate of Dental Sur-

ter of Ceremonies. I.T. Indian Territory.

gery.

Mch. March.
Itin, Itinerary.
Lea.or lea. League.

M.D. Doctor of Medicine.
J.
Leg.

Md.
Smoothly.

Maryland.
Leg.or Legis. Legislature, Legislative. Mdlle. Mademoiselle.
Lin.

M.E.
Lineal (Right-line meas-

Methodist Episcopal.
Judge, Justice; Julius.
J.

ure).

Me. Maine.
Jac. Jacob.
Lev. Leviticus.

Meas. Measure.
Jan. January.
Lex. Lexicon

Mech. Mechanics, Mechanical.
Jas. James.
Lexicog. Lexicography.

Med. Medicine, Medical. J.C. Jesus Christ.

L.I. Long Island; Light In- Mem. Memorandum, MemoJer. Jeremiah.

fantry.

randa, J.H.S. See I.H.S. Li, or L. Lithium.

Mess.& Doc. Message and Document. Jno. John. Lib. Librarian, Library.

Messrs. or MM. Gentlemen, Sirs. Jona. Jonathan. Lib.or lib. Book.

Met. Metaphysics,Metaphysical. Jos. Joseph. Lieut. or Lt. Lieutenant.

Metal. Metallurgy.
Josh. Joshua.

Linn.
Linnæus; Linnæan.

Metaph. Metaphysics.
Jour. Journal.
Liq. Liquor.

Meteor. Meteorology, Meteoro.
Justice of the Peace.

Lit. Jr. or jr.

Literature, Literary.

logical.
Junior.
Lit. or lit. Literally.

Meth. Methodist.
Judith; Judicial.

Lit. D. or Litt. D. Doctor of Litera- Meton. Metonymy.
Judg. Judges.

ture.

Mex. Mexico.
Jul. July.
Lith. or lith. Lithograph.

Mfd. Manufactured.
Jul. Per. Julian Period.
Liv.or liv. Livre.

Mfg. Manufacturing:
Jun.
June.

L.L. or L.Lat. Low Latin; Law Latin; M.F.H. Master of Foxhounds. Jun., jun., Junr.,junr.or jr. Junior.

Land League; Lord. M. ft. Let a mixture be made. Just. Justinian.

Lieutenant.

Mg. Magnesium.
LL.B. Bachelor of Law's. See | Mg.or mgr. Milligram.
K.

B.LL.

Mgr. Monsignor; Magistrate.
LL.D. Doctor of Laws.

Mi.or mi. Mill, Mills.
King, Kings; Knight; LL.M. Master of Laws.

Mic. Micah.
Potassium.
L.M. Long Meter.

Mich. Michigan; Michaelmas.
Kal. Kalends.
Lon., Lond. London.

Mid. or mid. Middle (voice). Kan. or Kans. Kansas.

Lon., lon., Long. or long. Longitude. Mil. Military.
K.B. Knight of the Bath (in | Loq. Speaks.

Min. Mineralogy, Mineralogical.
Great Britain) King's L.P.M. Long Particular Meter. Min.or min. Minute; Mining.
Bench,

L.R.C.P. Licentiate of the Royal | Minn. Minnesota.
K.C.B. Knight Commander of the

College of Physicians.

Min. Plen. Minister Plenipotentiary. Bath (in Great Britain). L.S. Left Side; Place of the Misc. Miscellaneous. K.C.M.G. Knight Commander of St.

Seal.

Misce. Mix.
Michael and St. George. | L.S.A. Licentiate of the Apothe- Miss.

Mississippi.
Ken. or Ky. Kentucky.

caries' Society.

MI.

Milliliter.
K.G. Knight of the Garter (in L.S.D., £.s.d.url.s.d. Pounds, shillings, | Mlle. Mademoiselle.
Great Britain).

pence.

Mm.

Millimeter. Kg. Kilogram. Kgs., Kegs. Lt. Inf. Light Infantry.

M.M.(L.) Magistri; Martyres; MatriKil. or kil. Kilderkin.

J.P.

Jud.

K.

Lutheran.

monium; Meritissimus.

Luth.

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Neh. Nehemiah.

Orig. or orig. Original, Originally. Mn. Manganese.

Nem. Con.or nem. con. No one con- Ornith. Ornithology, OrnithologiMnfg. Manufacturing.

tradicting; Unanimously.

cal. M.O. Money-Order.

Nem. Diss. No one dissenting; Unani. O.S. Old School; Old Style Mo. Missouri; Molybdenum.

mously.

(previous to 1752). Mo.or mo. Month. Neth. Netherlands.

Os.

Osmium.
Mod. Modern; Moderately. Neut. or neut. Neuter.

O.T. Old Testament.
Mon.or Mond. Monday.
Nev. Nevada.

Oxf. Oxford.
Mons. Monsieur or Sir.
New Test. New Testament.

Oxf. Gloss. Oxford Glossary of Archi-
Monsig. Monsignore.
N.F. New French; Newfound-

tecture. Mont. Montana.

land.

Oxon. Of Oxford.
Mos, or mos. Months.
N.G. No good.

Oz, or oz. Ounce, Ounces.
M.P. Member of Parliament; N.H. New Hampshire.
Metropolitan Police; Ni.
Nickel.

P.
Municipal Police; Meth- N.J.

New Jersey.
odist Protestant,

N.I.or n.l. It appears not; The case is P. or p. Page; Participle; Post; M.P.P. Member of the Provincial

not clear.

Pole; Phosphorus; Pen-
Parliament.
N.L.or N.Lat. North Latitude.

ny; By weight, a pugil; Mr. Master or Mister. N.M. New Mexico.

Father.
M.R. Master of the Rolls.
N.N.E. North-northeast.

Pa, Pennsylvania.
M.R.C.C. Member of the Royal Col- N.N.W. North-northwest.

P.a. Participial adjective. lege of Chemistry. No. Norium.

Pal.or Paleon. Paleontology. M.R.C.P. Member of the Royal Col- No. Number.

Par. Paragraph. lege of Physicians. N.O. New Orleans.

Parl. Parliament,Parliamentary. M.R.C.S. Member of the Royal Col- Nol. Pros. Will not Prosecute or

Part. or part. Participle. lege of Surgeons.

Prosecution Abandoned.

Pass. or pass. Passive.
M.R.C.V.S. Member of the Royal Nom.or nom. Nominative.

Pathol. Pathology:
College of Veterinary Non-com. Non-commissioned.

Pat. Of. Patent-Office.
Surgeons.
Non obst. or non obst. Notwithstand-

Payt. or payt. Payment.
M.R.I. Member of the Royal In-

ing.

Pb.

Lead.
stitution.
Non seq. or non seq. It does not fol-

P.C. Privy Council (or CouncilMrs. Mistress.

low.

or); Police Constable; MS. Manuscript. N.O.P. Not otherwise provided for.

Conscript Fathers. MSS Manuscripts. Norm.Fr. Norman French.

P.Cyc.

Penny Cyclopædia.
Mt.
Mount or Mountain.
Nos. Numbers.

Pd.

Paid; Palladium.
Mts. Mountains.
Notts. Nottinghamshire.

P.E. Protestant Episcopal. Mus. Music, Musical; Museum. Nov. November.

Pe. Pelopium. Mus. B. Bachelor of Music.

N.P. New Providence; Notary P.E.I. Prince Edward Island. Mus. D. Musical Director.

Public.

Penn. Pennsylvania.
Mus. D., Mus. Doc.or Mus. Doct. Doc- N.P.D. North Polar distance.

Per.or Pers. Persia, Persian.
tor of Music.
N.S. Nova Scotia ; New School;

Per an.

By the year.
M.W.S. Member of the Wernerian

New Style (since 1752). Per cent or per cent, Per ct, or per ct.
Society.
N.T. New Testament.

By the hundred.
Myg. Myriagram.
Num.or Numb. Numbers.

Perf. or perf. Perfect.
Myl. Myrialiter.
Numis. Numismatics.

Peri. Perigee.
Myın. Myriameter.
N.V. New Version.

Persp. Perspective.
Myst. Mysteries.
Nux vom. Nux vomica.

Pet. Peter.
Myth. Mythology, Mythological. N.W. Northwest; North west.

Pg.

Portuguese, ern (Postal District,

Phar.or Pharm. Pharmacy, PharmaLondon).

copæia. N.W.T. Northwest Territory. Ph.B. Bachelor of Philosophy. N. Noon; North, Northern N.Y. New York.

Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy. (Postal District, Lon- N.2. or N.Zeal. New Zealand.

Phil. Philip; Philippians; \Phil. don); Note; Name;

osophy, Philosopher; New; Number; Nitro

O.

Philosophical ; Phile

mon. N.or n.

Noun; Neuter; Nail, Nails. O. Ohio; Oxygen; Old; A Phil, or Phila. Philadelphia. N.A. North America, North

pint.

Philem. Philemon.
American.
Ob. or ob. Died.

Philol. Philology.
Na.
Sodium.
Ob, or Obad. Obadiah.

Philos. Philosophy, Philosophical.
N.A.D. National Academy of De- Obj. or obj. Objective, Objection. Phil. Trans. Philosophical Transac-
sign.
Obs. Observatory.

N.

gen; Norse.

tions. Nah. Nahum.

Obs, or obs. Obsolete; Observation. Phon. or Phonet, Phonetics.
Nap. Napoleon.
Obsoles. Obsolescent.

Photog. Photography.
Nat. Natural; Natal; National. Obt. or Obdt. Obedient.

Photom. Photometry. Nath. Nathaniel, or Nathanael. Oct.or 8vo. Octavo.

Phren. Phrenology, PhrenologiNaut. Nautical. Oct. October.

cal. Nav. Naval. O.F. Odd Fellows.

Phy.

Physical Navig. Navigation.

0.H.M.S. On His (or Her) Majesty's Phys. Physics, Physical; PhysiN.B. North Britain, North Brit

Service.

ology, Physiological. ish; New Brunswick; O.K. All correct (“Oll Kor- Physiol. Physiology. Note well, or Take note.

rect”).

Pinx. or pinx. He (or She) painted it. Nb. Niobium.

01.
Oil.

Pk. or pk. Peck.
N.C. North Carolina.
Old Test. Old Testament.

Pkgs. Packages.
N.D.or n.d. No date.
Olyin. Olympiad.

Pks.or pks. Pecks.
Nd. Neodymium.
O.M. Old measurement.

Pl. or pl. Place; Plate; Plural. N.Dak. North Dakota.

Opposite; Opus; Opera. Plin. Pliny. N.E. Northeast, Northeastern Opt. Optics.

Pltf. Plaintiff. (Postal District, Lon- Opt. or opt. Optative.

Plup. or plup. Pluperfect,
don); New England. Or. or Oreg. Oregon.

Plur. or plur. Plural.
Neb. Nebraska.
Ord. Ordinance; Ordinary.

P.M. Postmaster; Afternoon.

Op.

[blocks in formation]

you will.

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P.M.G.or P.M.Gen. Postmaster-Gen- | Q. or qu. Query; Question; Queen; | R.M.A. Royal Military (or Marine) eral. Quintus; Quintius.

Asylum; Royal Mariné P.O. Post-Office; Province of Q.B. Queen's Bench.

Artillery.
Ontario.
Q.C. Queen's Counsel.

R.M.L.I. Royal Marine Light InPol. Econ. or Polit. Econ. Political Q.d.or q.d. As if he should say.

fantry:
Economy.
Q.e.or q.e. Which is.

R.M.S. Royal Mail Steamer. P.0.0. Post-Office Order.

Q.E.D. Which was to be demon. R.N. Royal Navy. Pop. or pop. Population; Popular,

strated.

R.N.R. Royal Naval Reserve. Popularly; Populist. Q.E.F. Which was to be done.

Ro. Right-hand page.
Pos., pos., Poss. or poss. Possessive. Q.l.or q.l. As much as you please. Ro.or ro. Rood.

Pages.
PP.
QI. Quintal.

Robt. Robert.
Past participle.
P.P.
Q.M. Quartermaster.

Rom. Roman, Romans.
P.P. Parish Priest.

Q.M.G. Quartermaster-General. Rom. Cath. Roman Catholic. P.P.C. To take leave.

Qr.or qr. Quarter(28 pounds); Quire; Rpt. Report. Pph. or pph. Pamphlet.

A farthing:

R.R. Railroad. Present participle. p.pr.

Qrs.or qrs. Quarters; Quires; Far- Rs. Rupees. P.Q. Previous question; Prov

things.

R.S.V.P. Answer if you please. ince of Quebec.

Q.S. Quarter-section; A suffi- Rt. Hon. Right Honorable. Pr., Prs. Pair, Pairs.

cient quantity.

Rt. Rev. Right Reverend.
Pr. Priest; Prince; Provençal; Qt. or qt. Quart; Quantity.

Rt. Wpful. Right Worshipful.
Praseodymium.
Qts.or qts. Quarts.

Ru. Ruthenium; Řunic; RusPr.or pr. Pre position; Pronoun;

Qu.
Queen; Question.

sia, Russian.
Price; Present.
Qu.or Qy. Query.

Ry.

Railway.
Pr., pr. or P. By the.
Q.v.or q.v. Which see; As much as

S.
P.R. Prize Ring: Porto Rico.
P.R.A. President of the Royal

S.

Sign; South; Southern Academy.

R.

(Postal District, LonPreb. Prebend.

don); Sulphur; Saint; Pref. or pref. Prefix; Preface; Pre- R.

Railway; Rare; Rhodium;

Sunday; Saturda y; ferred. Réaumur; King;Queen;

Signor; Saxon; Scribe; Prep.or prep. Preposition.

Take.

Sextus. Pres. President; Presbyterian. R.

Réaumur Thermometric S.or Sab. Sabbath. Pres.or pres. Present.

scale.

S.or s. Second; Shilling; Sun; Pret. or pret. Preterit. R. orr. Rood, Roods; Rod, Rods;

Sets; See; Solo; Stem; Prim. Primary.

Rises; River; Right.

Section; Series; SinguPrin. Principles. R.A. Royal Academy (or Acade.

lar; Son; Succeeded. Prin. Principal, Principally.

mician); Royal Artil. S.A. South America; South Print. Printing

lery; Rear-Admiral;

Africa; South Australia. Priv.or priv. Privative.

Right-Ascension.

S.A. or s.a. According to Art. P.R.N. According to the occasion. Rad. or rad. Root; Radical.

Sam. Samuel; Samaritan. Prob.or prob. Problem; Probably. Rb.

Rubidium.

Saml. Samuel.
Prof. Professor.
R.C. Roman Catholic.

Sans., Sansk. or Sanc. Sanskrit. Proc. Proceedings.

R.E. Royal Engineers; Re- Sat. Saturday. Pron.or pron. Pronoun; Pronominal;

formed Episcopal.

Sb.

Antimony.
Pronounced, Pronunci- Rec.or R. Recipe.

S.C. South Carolina.
ation.
Recd. Received.

Sc. or sc. To wit; Namely being unPron. a. or pron. a. Pronominal Adjec. Recpt. Receipt.

derstood. tive.

Rec. Sec. Recording Secretary. Sc. Scandium; Scotch. Prop. or prop. Proposition; Prop-Rect. Rector; Receipt.

Sc.or Sculp. He (or She) engraved it. erly.

Ref. Reformed, Reformer, Ref- Scan. Mag. Defamatory expressions Pros. Prosody.

ormation; Reference.

injurious to persons of Prot. Protestant. Ref. Ch. Reformed Church.

dignity. Pro tem. or pro tem. For the time be- Reg. or Regr. Register, Registrar; Sch. A note; School. ing.

Regular.

Sch., sch. or schr. Schooner.
Prov. Proverbs; Proverbially; Reg. Prof. Regius Professor.

Sci. Science.
Provost; Province ; Reg. or Regt. Regent.

Sci. fa, Scire facias.
Provincial.
Regt. Regiment.

Scil, or scil. To wit; Namely being
Prox. or prox.
Next; Of the next Rem. Remark, Remarks.

understood. month.

Rep. Representative; Republic; S.C.M. Imperial Majesty. Prus. Prussian; Prussia.

Report; Republican. Scot. Scotland, Scotch, Scottish. P.S. Postscript. Repts. Reports.

Scr.or scr. Scruple, Scrip, Scripture,
Ps.or Psa. Psalm, Psalms.
Res. Resolution.

Scriptural.
Psychol. Psychology.
Retd. Returned.

Sculp, or sculp. He (or She) engraved
Pt.
Platinum

Rev. Revelation; Revolution;
Pt. or pt.
Pint; Part; Payment;

Review; Revenue; Re. Sculp. or sculpt. Sculpture.
Point; Port.

vise.

S. Dak. South Dakota,
P.t. or p.t. Post town.
Rev, or Revd. Reverend.

S.E. Southeast; Southeastern P.T.O. Please turn over.

Revs.
(Plural of) Reverend.

(Postal District, LonPub. Public; Published, Pub- Rev. Ver. Revised Version.

don).
lisher, Publishing.
Rev. Stats. Revised Statutes.

Se.

Selenium.
Pub. Doc. Public Documents.

Rh.
Rhodium.

Sec.or Sec'y: Secretary.
Pulv. Powder.

R.H.A. Royal Horse Artillery. Sec. or sec. Second; Section.
Pun.or pun. Puncheon.

Rhet. Rhetoric, Rhetorical. Sec. Secant.
P.v.or p.v. Post village.
R.I. Rhode Island.

Sec. Leg. Secretary of Legation.
Pwt. or pwt. Pennyweight.
Rich.or Richd. Richard.

Sect. or sect. Section.
Pyro-elect. Pyro-electricity.
R.I.P. May He (or She) rest in Sen.

Senate, Senator; Senior. peace.

Sep. or Sept. September; Septuagint.
Q.
Riv.or riv, River.

it.

Seq.or seq. The following.
R.M. Royal Marines; Royal Sen. Doc. Senate Document.
Question; Quintos.

Mail; Resident Magis- Ser. Series.
A farthing

trate.

Serg.or serj. Sergeant or Serjeant.

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