Invoice, Z. Griswold to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 11 October 1836
Z. Griswold, Invoice, , New York Co., NY, to , [, Geauga Co., OH], 11 Oct. 1836; handwriting of unidentified scribe and Z. Griswold; one page; JS Office Papers, CHL. Includes docket and redactions.Single leaf measuring 6¼ x 7¾ inches (16 x 20 cm). The top and right edges of the document have the square cut of manufactured paper; the left and bottom edges are cut, suggesting the leaf was cut from a larger sheet of paper. The document was folded in half horizontally with a ½ inch (1 cm) edge folded over to conceal the uneven bottom edge. Marcellus Cowdery docketed the verso of the second panel: “Z Griswold | Dry Goods | $104.13”. Graphite redactions appear throughout the invoice in unidentified handwriting.This document was in the possession of church agents who purchased dry goods from Z. Griswold in . Based on the docket by Cowdery, the invoice was in church possession by 1837, suggesting continuous institutional custody.
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