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When were st, nd, rd, and th, first used [closed]

When were numeric contractions for ordinals first used, as in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th instead of first, second, third, sixth?
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“E.g.” or “e. g.” (with a blank)?

What is the correct form, and why, in scientific papers (US English)? e.g. e. g.