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Rare SALT LAKE CITY Utah Territory Pre Statehood Deseret Mormons 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640045351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881 * Mormons - Mormonism A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$44.00
178167

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637454843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah Inside features a nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:14

$87.00
178425

BRIGHAM YOUNG JR. Mormons Mormonism w/ Wives Visits New York City 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392649615047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 14, 1867 * Brigham Young Jr. visits NYC * Mormons - Mormonism w/ wives Page 3 has an article headed: "Mormonism" "Brigham Young, Jr., in New York..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2020 12:16

$29.99
177693

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Brigham Young Letter 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882434031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1858 * Lengthy reports on the Mormons * Brigham Young letter Page 6 has some nice Mormon content with an article: "Later From Utah" mostly taken up with a letter datelined "Great Salt Lake City". It discusses a visit to the penitentiary there as well as meeting Lorenzo Young, Brigham's youngest brother, and much more. This takes over 1 1/2 columns & is followed by: "A Letter From Brigham Young" signed by him in type: Brigham Young. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:18

$62.00
177517

Very Early BOOK OF MORMONS Palmyra NY New York Emigration 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586500570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., July 20, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * Palmyra, New York - Book of Mormon * Mormons - Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we typically find in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register". This report is just 4 days later. The front page has: "Letter From A Mormonite" which takes nearly a full column. It begins: "On a journey to the westward, after passing through Palmyra in the state of New York, we learned that a man belonging to that town whom we had seen about 18 years since, had become a believer in this book...We had an opportunity to see the book about an hour and it appeared to us like an impositi... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$278.00
177000

NAUVOO ILLINOIS Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints Town PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392549075202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854 * Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view * The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Mormons - Mormonism The ftpg. shows: "Panorama, or Mount of Pleasure, in Japan". Inside has a great half page print captioned: "Nauvoo, From the Mississippi, Looking Down the River." with a related article headed: "Nauvoo City", which begins: "This is the site of the celebrated Mormon city founded by Joe Smith & his followers in 1840..." with more. Rare to find a period print of this Mormon city. This issue also has a nearly half pg. print: "Little Crow Village, on the Mississippi", & prints of "View of Jeddo, the Capital City of Japan... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 15:06

$84.00
176540

Rare Salt Lake City UT Utah Nice Masthead Engraving 1893 Magazine OUTER WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832151196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 5, 1889 * Uncommon title with outer wrappers * Mormons - Mormonism This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc. This issue includes: "The Territorial Fair" "The Negro Problem" "Colored Catholics" "Held for Bigamy" "He was from Utah" & so much more. Complete in 32 pages, 8 by 12 inches, some foxing to cover.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:33

$32.00
175850

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy ARRESTED 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for polygamy - adultery (1st report) The top of a page 9 column is headed: "The Knell Of Polygamy" "Arrest of Brigham Young" "Offenses Under the Territorial Laws' "Mormon Officials Taught a Severe Lesson". The article takes over half a column & includes in part: "...Brigham Young was arrested to-day by United States Marshal Patrick on an indictment found by the Grand Jury...for lewd and lascivious cohabitation with 16 different women..." and much more. Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$77.00
175730

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Salt Lake City UT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797129776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination death (1st report) * 19th century era original From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" & other news items. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, very nice condition.

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Ends November 07, 2019 07:38

$58.00
175378

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Disaster & Brigham Young Arrested for POLYGAMY 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392434880440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young arrested for Polygamy Page 5 begins with over a half column of heads on the Chicago Fire including: "CHICAGO" "Solacing the Afterpangs of the Sufferers by the Fire" "Ninety Bodies Already Found in the Ruins" "Martial Law In Chicago" "Exodus of Those Who Have Friends Elsewhere" "Sufferings On The Prairie" "The Great Heat of the Nation Responds to the Cry of Distress" and much more. The text takes half of the page. Related articles elsewhere in this issue as well. Page 7 has a column headed: "The Doom Of Polygamy" "Humiliation of the Head of the Mormon Church" "Brigham Young Arraigned Before the United States Court--Shrewd Efforts of His C... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:26

$67.00
174977

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392399899928

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:11

$65.00
174976

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372749396706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre Over a full column on page 2 is headed: "The Execution At Mountain Meadow" with fine coverage of the execution of John D. Lee--perpetrator of the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. Much reporting on Lee's comments before his execution including: "...My conscience is clear before God and man, and I am ready to meet my Redeemer...I have no fear of death...I am a true believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ I do not believe in everything that is now practiced and taught by Brigham Young..." with more. Then: "...Immediately after a handkerchief was placed over Lee's eyes. He raised his hands & placed them on the top of his head.... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2019 12:10

$110.00
174811

MORMONS PRISONERS Troubles In MISSOURI War 1839 Baltimore Maryland MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740420181

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1839 * Missouri Mormon Troubles Inside has an article headed: "The Mormon Affair" which includes: "...the senate passed on the 3rd upon the joint resolutions of the Mo. Legislature, 'The first resolution'...declares that it is inexpedient at this time to prosecute the investigation into the cause of the Mormon disturbances and the conduct of the military in suppressing them. The second, that none of the documents or evidence accompanying the governor's message ought to be published with the sanction of the legislature. The third, that a committee should be appointed to consist of members of both branches, to be vested with power to investigate the whole matter and rep... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:59

$50.00
174748

BEST President JAMES BUCHANAN Annual State of the Union Address 1857 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739412420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1857 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Best title to be had - rare a such A portion of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with: "The President's Message" which was the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to the nation, signed in type at its conclusion: James Buchanan. Within the very lengthy address Buchanan address the major issues of the year both domestic & international. Not the least of the concerns is the situation in Kansas. One bit notes: "...Should she be admitted into the Union with a constitution either maintaining or abolishing slavery, against the sentiment of the people, this could have no other e... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$245.00
174390

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Pre Douglas Debates re. SLAVERY Slaves Trade 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361844902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1858 * Abraham Lincoln to hit national stage * Question of slavery Page 2 has a lengthy article: "The Illinois Campaign" "Mr. Douglas on the Kansas Question...". This speech was on July 16, 1858 and concerned the slavery question, which would be a prelude to the Lincoln-Douglas debates which began in August for the Illinois Senate seat, and which would do much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence. This report takes nearly 2 1/2 columns, plus there is a lengthy editorial on him headed: "Mr. Senator Douglas & his Final Battle in Illinois Upon the Kansas Question". Also of interest on the ftpg: "Arrival Of The North Star" "The Slave Trade and The Right of Search" "The Frazier River ... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:33

$48.00
174261

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392353991583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 3 has: "The Mormon Troubles" which takes over half a column. Near the beginning is: "Not by any means for the first time in his remarkable career, Brigham Young is in difficulties & he is meeting them with his usual boldness & sagacity...to excommunicate his antagonists, & Brigham, we must allow, excommunicates with all the promptitude & audacity of a Hildebrand..." and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:35

$44.00
174226

UTAH STATEHOOD Joins the Union Outlaws Polygamy Grover Cleveland 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352602132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896 * Utah statehood - joins the Union * President Grover Cleveland proclamation * Abandons polygamy The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that: "...the constitutional convention, which met in March last, conformed, in its draft of the fundamental law, to the requirement of the act of Congress providing that there shall be absolute religious toleration and prohibition of polygamy...", the latter issue being a stumbling block to statehood previously. Complete in 16 pages, various archival mends at t... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$98.00
174205

MORMONS Salt Lake City - Pre Civil War BASEBALL & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352582449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1860 * Mormons & Salt Lake City * Early baseball & Pony Express Over an entire column on the front page is taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Celebration of the National Anniversary at Salt Lake City--The Grain Crops--How the Presidential Nominations are Received". Also on the front page: "Base Ball--Atlantic Club vs. Mutual Club" with much detail and the box score. Difficult to find pre-Civil War baseball game reports. Page 5 has: "Arrival Of The Pony Express--News From the Pacific Coast" with a St. Joseph dateline & the text beginning: "The Pony Express, through in ten days, has just reached here with a general summary of news from California..." which follows. Eight pages, loss to ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$35.00
173691

BRIGHAM YOUNG Prolamation of Martial Law UTAH WAR Mormons 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693767661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1857 * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Proclamation of martial law * Utah War delcaration Page 3 contains one of the more historic documents in Mormon history, with the report headed: "The Mormon Treason" which is primarily occupied by the: "Proclamation By The Governor" which is signed in type: Brigham Young. The article begins with a letter signed in type: Brigham Young and written to: "The Officer Command the Forces now Invading Utah Territory:..." which includes in part: "...I have issued and forwarded to you a copy of my proclamation forbidding the entrance of armed forces into the Territory. This you have disregarded. I now further direct th... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:31

$188.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
173095

CATHERINE O'LEARY Chicago Fire COW Kicked Latern Investigation1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301254654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1871 * Catherine O'Leary's cow legend * Chicago fire started from her barn Page 3 has a very interesting article headed: "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" "Attempt to Get at the Truth as to the Origin of the Chicago Fire--Statement of Neighbors". Keep in mind that this was just 7 weeks after the fire, and it is rare to find contemporary accounts giving some credence to the report that Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire by kicking over a lantern. This report is an investigation by the Chicago Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, with several interviews including Patrick O'Leary, noting in part: "...Patrick O'Leary, husband of Catherine O'Leary, whose wife owned the kicking cow, said he was in bed & didn't k... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:02

$75.00
173052

President RUTHERFORD B. HAYES State of the Union Address 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299900608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1879 * President Rutherford B. Hayes * State of the Union Address Two columns of the ftpg. and most of pg. 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The Annual Review of Governmental Affairs" "Subjects Demanding Legislation Suggested by the President" "Congress Urged to Take Additional Steps For the Suppression of Polygamy". This was the President's annual state-of-the-union address signed in type: Rutherford B. Hayes. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:22

$37.00
172837

CONFEDERATE CAPITAL w/ Battle of Bolivar Heights WV 1861 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667730091

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 22, 1861 * Battle of Bolivar Heights * Colonel Turner Ashby A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "From Mecklenburg" "The Story of a Mormon Woman--Effects of Polygamy" "An Interesting Incident" and more including a large number of advertisements. Page 2 includes: "Affairs In Kentucky" "From Norfolk" "a letter from Camp Bartow; "Local Matters" "Another Naval Engagement Near New Orleans" "Capture of a Yankee Merchantman" & more. War news carries over to page 3 with: "Affairs on the Peninsula--Designs of the Enemy" "Western Virginia" "Another Naval Engagement" "The Engagement Near Harper's Ferry" "Latest From Western ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 07:21

$82.00
172776

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666603817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:34

$392.00
171166

UTAH WAR ENDING Albert S. Johnston Army Expedition MORMONS 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392250260210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1858 * Gen. Albert S. Johnston * Utah War expedition ending Page 5 begins with column heads: "One Week Later From Utah" "The Entrance of General Johnston into Salt Lake City--Proclamation of Governor Cumming, etc." The article includes: "The Mormons remain at Provo yet, not wishing to bring their females near the soldier boys. They are living there...in tents, whilst their comfortable homes in this city remain vacant..." with more, followed by details of the Proclamation. Eight pages, binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:24

$56.00
170434

Very Early MORMONS Emigration re. The Book of Mormon BIAS 1831 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228762940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., June 1, 1831 * Among the earliest of reports to be had * re. "Book of Mormon" (bible) * Latter Day Saints movement The earliest Mormon report we've found in a popular newspaper title is the July 16, 1831 issue of "Niles Weekly Register" which we are currently offering for $370. This issue pre-dates that report by 1 1/2 months. An article at the bottom of page 3 is headed: "Mormon Emigration" and notes in part: "About 200 men, women and children of the deluded followers of Jo Smith's Bible speculation, have arrived on our coasts during the last week from the state of Ne York...surely a melancholy comment upon human nature to see so many people at this enlightened age...truckl... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:35

$415.00
169040

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188905938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 * James A. Garfield inauguration * Inaugural address - uncommon title Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9. Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some dirtiness at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2019 14:45

$52.00
168661

MORMONS Mormonism Salt Lake City Utah w/ Governor Alfred Cummings 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181313655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism * Alfred Cummings (governor) Page 5 has close to half a column headed: "Interesting From Utah" with subheads: "The Conferences between Gov. Cumming, the Peace Commissioners and the Mormon Chiefs--Interesting Letter from a Participant--The Efforts of Gov. Cumming--Personal Appearance of Brigham--Attitude of Leading Saints, etc." Eight pages binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:08

$52.00
167098

EARLY MORMONS Mormonism Post Utah War Gentiles Settlers 1858 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455228677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 15, 1858 * Post Utah War - Mormons Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From Utah" with subheads: "Mormon Report of the Conference with the Commissioners--The Mormons Strong on their Destiny--Letter from a Disciple Not Over-satisfied with their Gentile Visitors--The Elements of Discord Rife--General News, etc." Eight pages, some indents at the blank spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:33

$48.00
166383

Rare 1837 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Very Early Mention & MORMONS Joe Smith 1837 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837 * Very early mention of Abraham Lincoln * Early Mormon & Joseph Smith mention An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very significant--listing of "Lincoln" in the "negative" column of those who voted on a specific resolution. This is a very early mention of Abraham Lincoln from when he was just 28 years old and very far from the national celebrity he would become in another 20+ years. This is one of the very earliest mentions of him in a newspaper we have yet been able to discover. A significant addition to any collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabili... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:47

$210.00
165903

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letters from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401164647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 1848 * California gold rush * Early - pre-49ers Page 3 has a lengthy article: "The Gold Region of California" which is from the very early period of the Gold Rush. It is mostly taken up with two letters from the gold fields, introduced with: "It would seem from late accounts that California is afflicted with some rich gold mines. The people there have been seized with madness on the subject & are abandoning the ordinary pursuits of life for the sake of hunting gold..." with more. And the two letters have some terrific content on the early days of the Gold Rush, the 2nd of which ends with: "...This placer was discovered some time since by a M... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:11

$88.00
165832

MORMONS Mormonism Latter Day Saints Rule Salt Lake City UTAH 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396772003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1882 * Mormons - Mormonism * Salt Lake City, Utah Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "MORMONS STILL RULE" "Disfranchisement of Polygamists Fails to Solve the Utah Problem" "...Gentiles Outnumbered Two to One..." and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:13

$39.00
165830

BRIGHAM YOUNG Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS Death WILL Many Wives 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098419552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 14, 1879 * re. Brigham Young's death Page 3 begins with: "Brigham Young's Heirs" "Threatened Scramble for the Mormon Prelate's Property" "Elaborate List of his Wives and their Sons & Daughters--His Various and Varying Regard for Them" with the text taking 1 2/3 columns. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$64.00
164257

MORMONS Mormonism Polygamy Case Made Illegal by Law 1875 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875 * Mormons - Mormonism * Polygamy made illegal The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Congress as regards polygamy in this Territory before further injury is done to innocent women and children. The jury this evening brought in a verdict of guilty, with a recommendation to mercy." This is the polygamy case which ended up in the Supreme Court which resulted in the ruling that polygamy, even on religious g... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:29

$120.00
161786

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236548787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:58

$96.00
160935

Historic MORMON CHURCH Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints CREATION 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211113058

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 * Formation of the Mormon Church * Historic issue Inside has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is revealed in the report, which includes: "...certain knaves, pretending to have some holy writings hidden under a stone in Ontario county...started a new religion! The leaders make bold pretensions and assert a gift to work miracles ....Their great prophet Jo, has selected a part of Geanuga Co., Ohio, and pronounced it to be the promised land....The chiefs of those people... exempt themselves from labor...probably, the grand object for which they have est... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:14

$370.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
157573

PRE-UTAH WAR Mormons Settlers Polygamy vs. Other States Tensions 1853 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 22, 1853 * Mormons - polygamy * Pre-Utah War tensions Page 4 has a quite lengthy Mormon article headed: "Mormondom, Present and Future" which takes over a full column. One of the paragraphs begins: "The difficulties between the Mormons and the people of the other States are not difficult of reconciliation, except in the matter of polygamy...war must ultimately be made upon them & their sect be put down by main force..." with much more. Page 6 has most of a column on: "The Negroes of Wilkes Barre", Pennsylvania. Eight pages, minor slits at the spine, some toning, good condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:26

$48.00
157257

Very Rare MORMONS Latter-Day Saints Periodical from 1875 Copenhagen DENMARK


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875 The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:31

$177.00
156660

(2) JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons 1877 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061158818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormons who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt." The March 24 issue has near the top of the front page an item head:: "John D. Lee Shot for the Mountain Meadow Massacre" with the text including in part: "...was shot at the scene of the Mountain Meadow massacre...Before being executed he made a speech denouncing Brigham Young, declaring himself a scapegoat f... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:15

$79.00
152168

SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE California Fire Disaster w/ PHOTOS 1906 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 22, 1906 * 1906 San Francisco earthquake w/ photos The front page has a series of 7 photos headed: "SCENES OF LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO AFTER FIRE ASSUMED CONTROL OF CITY" with several subheads concerning the tragic 1906 San Francisco earthquake & fire. Complete in 30 pages and in uncommonly good condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:30

$46.00
149829

J. S. FLETCHER English Author Novelist Detective Fiction DEATH 1935 NY Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935 * Joseph Smith Fletcher death * English author - detective fiction The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age". Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather t... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 06:37

$33.00
149437

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 4 has: "UTAH" "Return of Brigham Young from his Preaching Tour--His Exhortations to his People" with the report taking 7 1/2 inches. This is followed by: "Affairs On The Plains" "Arrest of Railroad Thieves--Pawnee Scouts & Spotted Tail Indians..." (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2016 14:31

$37.00
147947

B. H. ROBERTS Church of Latter Day Saints MORMON Leader Death 1933 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1933 * B. H. Brigham H. Roberts death (1st report) * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Studies of the Book of Mormon * Mormons leader - polygamy Page 21 has a one column heading: "BRIGHAM H. ROBERTS, MORMON LEADER, DIES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subsc... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:50

$38.00
147342

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB 1871 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871 * Chinese massacre * Chinatown * Brigham Young verdict The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:17

$28.00
143681

Great Detailed Old West TRAIN ROBBERY Texas Outlaws1889 Salt Lake City Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 * Old West train robbery The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top half of the front page only.

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Ends May 26, 2016 15:08

$29.00
141005

1st ALL BLACK Starters Win NCAA Basketball Title 1966 Texas Western Miners News


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 20, 1966 * Texas Western Miners upset 4-time NCAA champs Kentucky in NCAA basketball championship * First-ever team with all-black starters to win the title A great newspaper--and from the founding city of the sport of basketball--reporting, quite modestly on the front of the sports page, the upset of four-time NCAA champion Kentucky Wildcats by the Texas Western Miners (as immortalized in the award winning film, Glory Road (2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie). Note also the banner headline on the front page of the sports section announcing: "Brigham Young Tops NYU In NIT Final" with a related celebratory photo (see). While hi... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2016 15:49

$90.00
140751

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542576005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, October 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader Page 2 has a Mormon item headed: "Utah" "The Prophet's Institutions in Danger--Brigham Forsook the Church for Lucre--The Brethren have No Financial Confidence in Him--The Troubles with the Judiciary" with the article taking over 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 07:28

$33.00
140742

ANN ELIZA YOUNG Leaves Brigham & Polygamy Files Divorce MORMONS 1873 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1873 * Ann Eliza Young * Brigham divorce * Mormons - polygamy The front page has one column headings: "A Mormon Sensation" "Brigham Young's Seventeenth Wife Leaves--Suit For Divorce And Alimony Probable". See image for text. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2016 15:53

$32.00
140520

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Sept. 6, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this ... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:40

$35.00
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