Invoice, Thompson & Company to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 13 October 1836
Nathaniel Boyd on behalf of Thompson & Company, Invoice, , New York Co., NY, to , [, Geauga Co., OH], 13 Oct. 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of Nathaniel Boyd; one page; JS Office Papers, CHL. Includes docket and redactions.Single leaf measuring 6¼ x 7⅞ inches (16 x 20 cm). Printed in black ink at the top of the page is the date line, business logo, and address for Thompson & Company in several font types. The print is overinked. The document was trifolded horizontally. Graphite redactions appear throughout the invoice in unidentified handwriting. Marcellus Cowdery docketed the verso of the second panel: “Thompson & Co | Carpets & Rugs. | $911.14”.This document was in the possession of church agents who purchased carpet from Thompson & Company in . Based on the docket by Cowdery, the invoice was in church possession by 1837, suggesting continuous institutional custody.
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