"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."
The subject today is the probate file of Alpheus B. Smith (1798-1840) of Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The papers are in Probate Packet No. 16,776 in the Norfolk County [Mass.] Probate Court records. The Probate Docket Book (on FHL Microfilm 1,509,414) for this particular packet lists the following records in the probate packet (with volume and page numbers from the Probate Court Clerk's registers):