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Subject: Help with mysterious language
Question: Hello.

I was looking for linguistic specialist and came across this
site.
I'm writing this because I need help with a letter I found
(please see links).
I'm trying to find out the language this letter was written in.
After a lot of internet research I couldn't find an answer.
This letter looks really old so maybe it has some historical
value.
I hope you will find some time to take a look at it.

Thank you very much.

<a href='http://s24.postimg.org/8pzj0m9rp/letter1.jpg' target='_blank'>http://s24.postimg.org/8pzj0m9rp/letter1.jpg</a>;

<a href='http://s24.postimg.org/w2xkj4pv9/letter2.jpg' target='_blank'>http://s24.postimg.org/w2xkj4pv9/letter2.jpg</a>;

Reply: Just wanted to add that Greek was my best guess as well. Other than
that, I have no other insights. Good luck.
Reply From: Marilyn N Silva      click here to access email
 
Date: 11-Nov-2013
 
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  1. Re: Help with mysterious language    Geoffrey Richard Sampson     (11-Nov-2013)

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