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Historically, the firm has the authority of the rulers or of a city that the
Correspondence leads and archived, and is responsible for certifications.
Thus, these documents can be read clearly and easily, even by people who read the
are not as practiced, is a special form of the Latin script has been formed, the
was very carefully written to and, unlike the used in general use
German Kurreitschrift was less designed for smooth writing, the so-called
It was to some extent an intermediate stage between a very clean lined Fraktur
which was used in documents for headings and italics, then in the explanatory
Comments and annexes were drafted.
The present firm was writing after the writing masters book "The teutsche Kurrent
Firm-and fracture-writing in a theoretical and practical instruction, to use the
School and private lessons, "which in 1788 in Strasbourg by Johann Friedrich Kichel
was issued, has been designed. The individual pages of this book were the Mainz
Engraver Henry Hugo razor Cöntgen who worked at that time for such projects often
The presented in this book clerical script in other works Cöntgens since I again
met, I have the - slightly adapted to the constraints of a computer font
Font named after Cöntgen.
As in other fracture and writing journals I'm writing this again from the
occupancy standard deviation standardized to some special characters and ligatures convenient and
to make available without additional programs. The font has also, as was generally the case 2
different signs for the small s The less frequently used "round" s closing I again
the $ character set. Here are the special characters