Library of Congress

One copyright registration, "No. 116 I," dated January 3, 1878, issued by the "Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Washington." The registration form is printed in black text on white paper and includes blank lines that have been completed in handwritten black ink text. It indicates that a copyright was issued to the Richmond & Backus Company of Detroit for a "Book or Form" which is described in more specific detail in handwritten text. The registration form was signed in the lower right corner by "A. R. [Ainsworth Rand] Spofford, Librarian of Congress." An oval-shaped embossed seal of the Copyright Office is located in the upper left corner of the form.
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Data Provider:
Detroit Historical Society
Subject Topic:
Richmond & Backus Company, Copyrights, Copyright Office, and Library of Congress
Subject Name:
No Copyright - United States