So much of our history (our scripture, even) is preserved in letters. We rightly concentrate on the words of that correspondence — but to those of us lucky enough to work with the original materials, the actual paper and ink of those letters is part of the experience.
Here, for example is the letterhead used by the Historian’s Office in 1889:
This may be the grandest letterhead I’ve run across in Church documents. Others, though simpler, are just as much a part of our heritage — imagine the history, the testimony, the news, that has been borne on these pages …
(This is the first of a new series.)