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Figured Bass Standalone Accidentals

double flats and sharps (𝄫, 𝄪)- were they ever actually used in figured bass notation during the Baroque period? I don't recall ever spotting double accidentals in the figured bass sheets I've seen ...
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Figured Bass Standalone Accidentals

Yes, an accidental by itself always refers to the third above the bass. I also have not encountered a double-accidental in baroque music, though Wikipedia places them as early as 1615, which at least ...
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