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February 18, 1843
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843 The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a num... See More
January 11, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 11, 1840 The back page has a brief yet very significant item reading: "Mormons. The Mormons have purchased a tract of 20,000 acres at the head of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi, on both sides of the river, including the town of Commerce. This name is changed to Nauvoo, from the Hebrew. The whole purchase money amounts to $70,0... See More
November 21, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 21, 1840
* The new coin (Gobrecht Dollar?)
* Mormon conference
* Much on the abolition of slavery
This issue contains coverage on the recent Presidential Election between Harrison and Van Buren, still awaiting all the votes to be received. Inside is a portion of the lengthy "Speech of W. C. Johnson, of MD. on the Subject of t... See More
June 29, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 29, 1844 Included is a report stating that: "A party opposed to the longer control of Joe Smith (Joseph Smith), the Prophet...determined to establish a public press at Nauvoo, and the Nauvoo Expositor was issued accordingly." There is a second report which criticizes the establishment of the paper, stating that the city council declared... See More
June 4, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1842 Page 4 has a report headed: "Rhode Island" concerning the Dorr Rebellion, a few bits including: "Since the flight of Mr. Dorr, a voluminous paper controversy has commended between some of the actors in the late scenes...He still claims to be their legitimate governor...Meanwhile the governor of Rhode Island has made a requi... See More
August 22, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868" Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'. An arti... See More
April 7, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1883 Half of the ftpg. shows: 'On the Ocklawaha River, Florida'. Halfpg: 'The Mormon Reunion at Kirtland, Ohio' includes 'The Prophet Joseph Smith' & 'The Old Temple at Nauvoo'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Incidents of the Milk War'. Doublepage centerfold on breaking the ice on the Mississippi.
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September 22, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "To the Rescue" by W.A. Rogers. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Bar room Politics." Full pg. illus. of "Canoeing In the North Woods-A "Carry"."
Doublepage centerfold of "Re-Enforcements." Three large illus. of "Some Toilers of the Sea." Two small portraits o... See More
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