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John H. Gilbert certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 795

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one document, dated 7 Feb. 1850, signed by John H. Gilbert, the typesetter of the Book of Mormon, 1829-1830. The document states, "I hereby accept the office of Treasurer of the Village of Palmyra, to which I have been elected for the ensuing year."

Dates

  • 1850 February 7

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Signed certificate : elected city treasurer Palmyra, New York, 1850 February 7 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

John H. Gilbert was the typesetter for the first edition of the Book of Mormon.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

This item came to BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections as part of the Robert O. Lowe donation, donated in February 2001.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Acquisition; Robert O. Lowe.
Title
Register of John H. Gilbert certificate
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 November 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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