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."
- 1850 February 7
- Gilbert, John H. (John Hulburd) (Person)
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.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
This item came to BYU L. Tom Perry Special Collections as part of the Robert O. Lowe donation, donated in February 2001.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Acquisition; Robert O. Lowe.
- Register of John H. Gilbert certificate
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 17
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.