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First synagogue in Texas... cornerstone laid by Masons...
Item # 556862
June 10, 1870
DESERET EVENING NEWS, from Salt Lake City, Utah, dated June 10, 1870
* 1st Jewish synagogue in Texas
* Charles Dickens death (1st report)
On page 2 under "Texas" is a report headed: "Corner Stone Laid".
The brief but historic report, datelined "Galveston", reads:
* The corner stone of the first Jewish Synagogue in the State, was laid today by the Grand Lodge of Free Masons
Also on the same page is a 1st report on the death of famous author Charles Dickens. (see photos)
Small diamond-shape hole in the middle of each leaf, minor spine wear, otherwise very nice. 4 pages.
Category: Post-Civil War