Text of Receipt for a Grave Stone for Mary Elise, Wife of Jacob Frautschi, 1866

Franklin Sauk Co. Wis. August 19, 1866

I have this day bought of T. B. Sponner, of Whitewater, Wis., one set of

RUTLAND MARBLE GRAVE STONES; Head Stone about 4 feet and __ inches long,

and about 18 inches wide. Foot stone of suitable size. Head Stone inscribed as follows:

Mary Elise wife of Jacob Frautschi

Born May 28d 1814 Died Feb. 3d 1866

White marble. Socket to be a good job

to be delivered at Felters yd at new Cath. Ch. 8 am n. Spring Green on or about the 15th Oct 1866 for which I agree to pay Thirty-five Dollars on delivery.

Design Cross Agent.

Jacob Frautschi

[Along the left border of the receipt is the following]:

State of Wisconsin, P.O. White Mound
Town of Sauk Co. Due ____________

[On the reverse side of the receipt is a handwritten note]:

Jacob Frautschi (pronounced Fritzy)

12 n. Spring Green up Honey Creek.

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