1857 Bill of Printing Materials

Title

1857 Bill of Printing Materials

Type

Correspondence
Financial/Legal

Description

Bill of printing materials for the Deseret News Office with packaging instructions.

Date

1857

recipient

[Brother Horace]

location

Great Salt Lake City
[St. Lewis]

number of pages

2

Subject

Bills
Supplies
Financial

list of authors

Brigham Young
J. K.

extracted text

1857 BILL OF PRINTING MATERIALS for the Deseret News Office.

200 lbs. news Ink; 1 lb. fine Blue, prepared.
50 " white Glue.
12 galls. refined Syrup, for rollers.
500 lbs. Brevi'er C mould, same as bought from Messrs. Ladew & Peers,
St Louis, in 1855. Sorts of same font wanted:- 6 lbs lower case
t; 5 lbs A; 10 lbs. h; 8 lbs. o; 6 lbs. n; 8 lbs.e; 2 lbs p; 2
lbs y; 10 lbs thick Spaces; 1 lb cap I.
3 lbs. Long Primer on Quads; 3 lbs. lower case e. Gt. Primer Caligraphic
Script Sorts: - (1/2) lb. cap. C; (1/2) lb. lower case Y.
Nonpareil Sorts:- 1 lb hair and thin spaces; 10 lbs. Leaders, en, em, 2
and 3 em, for font of 1854.
Head. "Deseret News" in Four Lines Pica Condensed No 2.
25 lbs Pica Clarendon, upper, lower case, figures, &c; 25 lbs Long Primer
Clarendon, do, do., do,; 25 lbs Brevier Clarendon, do., do., do.
75 lbs Paragon No 2, with extra Quads.
Sundries -- 1 set Labor saving Rules, with case; 12 No 355. 12 $-- 355;
Beehive 2038, and 3 smaller ones, varied sizes; 1 Ruggles' Rotary Card
Cutter; 6 doz. Bristol Boards, assorted colors; 1 Portable Lead Mould
with Cutter attached, if to be had.

Directions.
This bill is made out chiefly from James Cannon & Son's Specimen Book.
We requie Quads and spaces in larger proportions than you have heretofore sent.
The Ink should be put in strong tin cans holding about two gallons each; the cans boxed.

Put up the Molasses in like manner. Put the Glue in a strong box.
J. K.
Bror Horace
When these can be got conveniently get them. Not before.
B. Y.

Item sets

1857 BILL OF PRINTING MATERIALS for the Deseret News Office.

200 lbs. news Ink; 1 lb. fine Blue, prepared.
50 " white Glue.
12 galls. refined Syrup, for rollers.
500 lbs. Brevi'er C mould, same as bought from Messrs. Ladew & Peers,
St Louis, in 1855. Sorts of same font wanted:- 6 lbs lower case
t; 5 lbs A; 10 lbs. h; 8 lbs. o; 6 lbs. n; 8 lbs.e; 2 lbs p; 2
lbs y; 10 lbs thick Spaces; 1 lb cap I.
3 lbs. Long Primer on Quads; 3 lbs. lower case e. Gt. Primer Caligraphic
Script Sorts: - (1/2) lb. cap. C; (1/2) lb. lower case Y.
Nonpareil Sorts:- 1 lb hair and thin spaces; 10 lbs. Leaders, en, em, 2
and 3 em, for font of 1854.
Head. "Deseret News" in Four Lines Pica Condensed No 2.
25 lbs Pica Clarendon, upper, lower case, figures, &c; 25 lbs Long Primer
Clarendon, do, do., do,; 25 lbs Brevier Clarendon, do., do., do.
75 lbs Paragon No 2, with extra Quads.
Sundries -- 1 set Labor saving Rules, with case; 12 No 355. 12 $-- 355;
Beehive 2038, and 3 smaller ones, varied sizes; 1 Ruggles' Rotary Card
Cutter; 6 doz. Bristol Boards, assorted colors; 1 Portable Lead Mould
with Cutter attached, if to be had.

Directions.
This bill is made out chiefly from James Cannon & Son's Specimen Book.
We requie Quads and spaces in larger proportions than you have heretofore sent.
The Ink should be put in strong tin cans holding about two gallons each; the cans boxed.

Put up the Molasses in like manner. Put the Glue in a strong box.
J. K.

Bror Horace
When these can be got conveniently get them. Not before.
B. Y.