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John D. Lee guilty... Mountain Meadow Massacre...
Item # 590772
September 21, 1876
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 21, 1876
* John D. Lee
* Latter-day-Saints - Mormons
* Mountain Meadows massacre
The top of the front page has a one column head: "J.D. Lee, One of the Mormon Murderers, Found Guilty" with the article a bit further down the column, headed: "The Mormon Massacre Trial - The Verdict Against Lee", which was the case of the Mountain Meadow Massacre from 1857. Within the text is: "...The prisoner, J. D. Lee, stands before you charged with being a participant in one of the most atrocious massacres of human beings...jury retired at 11:45 a.m., and at 3:30 p.m. returned with a verdict of murder in the first degree." with more (see photos).
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Category: The Old West